Delta State Government has constituted an eight-member Judicial Panel of Inquiry to investigate allegations of police brutality and extra-judicial killings in the state.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr Chiedu Ebie on Saturday in Asaba.
According to him ,the panel as approved by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa will receive and investigate complaints of police brutality and extra–judicial killings in the state from victims of the disbanded Special Anti–Robbery Squad (SARS) or any other police unit.
Evie said the panel which will be inaugurated on Monday,October 19th has Justice Celestina Ogosi (Rtd) as its Chairman and Mr. Omamuzo Erebe as its Secretary.
He listed other members of the panel to include ,AIG David Igbodo (rtd.), Representative of the youths,Mr. Harrison Gwamnishu,Representative of the students, Comrade Godwin Oyovweadjebore, Representatives of the civil society groups, Mr. Freedom Atsepoyi; Ambassador Eris Jewo–Ibi, and Mr Nicholas Osadolor representing the Human Rights Commission.