The Edo state government has given the state Judicial Panel of inquiry for victims of the disbanded special anti-robbery squad (SARS) an extra six weeks to submit its report.
This follows the expiration of an initial ninety day period given to them to come up with their findings.
The panel is expected to use the time extension granted to put finishing touches to the over one hundred and sixty petitions before it.
The judicial panel commenced reviewing of cases before it upon the conclusion of the hearing of some of the petitions, at Thursday’s sitting .
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The panel entertained the petition against one Robert Okubo and two mobile policemen formerly attached to him over an alleged case of murder, unlawful imprisonment, and inhumanity.
Also the petition by one Frank Oviawe came up.
Oviawe was said to have been shot by some hoodlums allegedly aided by police officers in 2013.
Members of the panel have also visited locations where some of the alleged incidents took place.
Edited by Oloyede Oworu