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Human Rights Commission promises to stamp out torture


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), on Thursday, identified torture as a violation of fundamental human rights and vowed to stamp it out of the country. The NHRC boss, who lamented the use of torture during investigations said, his commission is ready to partner with relevant agencies to stamp out torture in Nigeria and establish rehabilitation centres for victims of torture. ALSO READ FROM NIGERIAN TRIBUNEIn her speech, PRAWA Executive Director, Dr Uju Agomoh, called on all Nigerians to say no to torture, adding, “We need to prevent the use of torture, say no to impunity and criminalize torture with the use of the Anti Torture Act 2017. In his speech, the Director of Discipline of the Police Service Commission, Mr Tijani Mohammed, identified torture as evil and should be eliminated from society. He said the Police Service Commission has the mandate to discipline any erring Police officer and added that with the Anti Torture Act, “Any person found guilty of torture will be punished, believing that, it will serve as deterrent to others.”How Ekweremadu, Wife Planned To Traffic Boy To UK To Harvest His Kidney For Ailing Daughter ― British PoliceHuman Rights Commission promises to stamp out tortureÒgògó Taiwo Hassan Spotted Fighting With A Street Boy In His HometownHuman Rights Commission promises to stamp out torture


Source: Nigerian Tribune June 30, 2022 18:17 UTC



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