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Abduction Of IPOB Activists & Their Imminent Death In DSS Custody: What The AGF Must Do As Chief Law Officer Of Nigeria

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(Onitsha Nigeria, 1st of September 2016)-Following high cases of suspected death of Nigerian citizens in the custodies of the security agencies and recent violent attacks launched by security forces in some high profile prisons across the country, the leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) is deeply concerned that the abducted IPOB activists presently in incommunicado detention by the authorities of the Department of State Security; Nigeria’s secret police, may most likely die in the DSS solitary confinement under high questionable circumstances.

Nigerians including rights and media activists have in the past weeks raised concerns about increasing deaths in detention and violent attacks in a number of detention facilities across the country including some maximum security prisons. Such deaths in detention have been reported in the EFCC detention facilities maintained and manned by the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force and the…