After killing my brother, police threatened to kill me, Catholic priest tells NHRC panel

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A priest with the Catholic Diocese of Ilorin, Reverend Father Henry Ayo Sanni, on Friday told the Independent Investigation Panel on Human Rights Violations by the defunct SARS and other police units set up by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) that despite allegedly gunning his younger brother, Mr Femi Sanni, down in Abuja in 2007, the police threatened to kill him too for asking them of his brother’s whereabouts.

Rev Father Sanni stated this while testifying before the panel during the hearing of a petition he wrote on the alleged killing of his brother, who he said the police wrongly claimed was an armed robber because “they just wanted to kill him”.

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Source: Nigerian Tribune