The Nigerian Police Drive (NPF) has utilized to withdraw the lawsuit to forestall judicial committees from investigating allegations of brutality by their officers, particularly brokers of the now defunct Anti-Theft Squad, SARS. ABJ / CS / 1492/2020 was filed on November 9, 2020, by the NPF, by way of its legal professional, OM Atoyebi (SAN), requesting the Supreme Federal Courtroom in Abuja to halt the judicial proceedings. Discover to discontinue the lawsuit Friday by an legal professional to the NPF, Festus Ibude.
The discover acknowledged, "Be aware that the plaintiff intends to withdraw his lawsuit in full beneath this towards all defendants."
The police got here beneath fireplace through the week for attempting to cease the investigation.
This led to the Inspector Normal of Police (IGP), Muhammad Adamu, directing a direct investigation into the case.