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Reps probe alleged police extrajudicial killing in Mushin


 The House of Representatives on Tuesday in Abuja mandated its committees on Police Affairs and Human Rights to probe the alleged killing of one Chrisantus Okorie by a policeman.

The committees are expected to report back to the House within two weeks.

The resolution was sequel to a motion by Raphael Igbokwe (PDP-Imo), which was adopted when put to vote by the speaker, Aminu Tambuwal.

The motion is entitled ‘Killing of Mr. Chrisantus Okorie by the Nigeria Police’.

Earlier, while moving the motion, Igbokwe said that an officer of the Nigeria Police Force allegedly killed Chrisantus Okorie on Thursday April 11, in Mushin, Lagos.

He said that the late Okorie hailed from Umuevu village, Okirika-Nweke autonomous community of Ahiazu Local Government Area of Imo.