- According to Amnesty International’s report, more than 500 were arrested after police and military raids
At least 115 Persons have been killed in the South-East by security operatives between March and June, a report published by Amnesty International has revealed.
In the recent report, it said relatives of the victims denied the deceased were part of the ‘unknown gunmen’ that were attacking security agents.
In the report entitled, ‘Nigeria: At least 115 people killed by security forces in four months in country’s Southeast,’ the organisation further claimed that many of the victims were deposited at government hospitals in Imo and Abia states.
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Furthermore, the human rights watch organisation quoted some hospital sources as saying that all the victims deposited by the police had bullet injuries, adding that at least 21 security personnel were also murdered within three months in Imo.
According to Amnesty International’s report, more than 500 were arrested after police and military raids.
Amnesty International, through its Country Director, Osai Ojigho said there are evidence which painted a damning picture of ruthless excessive force by security operatives in Imo, Anambra and Abia states.
“The evidence gathered by Amnesty International paints a damning picture of ruthless excessive force by Nigerian security forces in Imo, Anambra and Abia states,” it noted.
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