#EndSars: Muslim Lawyers Condemn Violence, Attacks on Peaceful Protesters




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The Lagos State chapter of the Muslim Lawyers Association of (MULAN) has endorsed the call for an end to police brutality in all its ramifications and also joined all well-meaning persons and institutions in the clarion call for wholesome reforms in the training and welfare of nation’s Police officers and men.

 

 

In a statement issued yesterday, the group also condemned in unmistaken terms the attack on peaceful protesters at the Lekki gate.

 

called for a full inquiry to unravel the circumstances surrounding the unfortunate incident.

“We decry the avoidable loss of lives and properties occasioned by the unfortunate involvement of criminal elements who capitalised on the protests to wreak untold havoc and chaos in Lagos metropolis in the last of days.

“We condemn the unwarranted attacks on both private and government properties especially the High Court of Lagos and the . As Lawyers, we are highly pained by the wanton destruction of judicial and records.

“We call on the government to fish the perpetrators of these dastardly acts and bring them to justice in earnest.

“We commend the for promptly setting up a Judicial Panel of Inquiry to receive and investigate complaints of police brutality in Lagos State in order to ensure the culprits of same are duly punished while the are justifiably compensated. “We implore the concerned youths and other of the pervading abuse of Police powers and authority to the platform to seek and get the legal redress”.

 

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