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Finish SARS: ‘I’ve not seen my brother since he was arrested in 2017’ – Petitioner

A petitioner on Monday earlier than the Enugu State Police Brutality and Further-Judicial Panel, Miss Uzoamaka Ugwuoke, says she has not seen her brother, Nnaemeka Ugwuoke, since he was arrested in 2017.

Ugwuoke advised the panel on Monday in Enugu that her brother was arrested by males of the disbanded Particular Anti-Theft Squad (SARS) on Jan. 12, 2017 and had not been seen since then.

Ugwuoke, a local of Iheaka in Igboeze South Native Authorities Space of the state, stated that his brother was taken to the SARS workplace in Enugu after the arrest.

She stated that her brother was arrested alongside three different individuals, including that whereas one particular person was launched after two weeks, the opposite particular person was launched after six months.

“We made a number of makes an attempt for the discharge of my brother to no avail. The final time we went to SARS workplace was in 2018. We have no idea whether or not he’s nonetheless alive,” she stated.

Ugwuoke stated that one Anthony Obi, who was dealing with the matter, had threatened to kill her brother in the event that they reported the matter to a lawyer.

“In some unspecified time in the future, my life was in danger because of threats from Obi and one Alex who was the SARS commander,” Ugwuoke stated.

Responding, the chairman of the panel, Justice Kingsley Udeh Rtd., advised Ugwuoke to furnish the secretary of the panel with particulars of the cops concerned in order to ask them.