Port Harcourt — A retired Spy Police, Mr Fubara Briggs, has demanded the sum of N200 million from the Nigerian Police and the Nigerian Agip Oil Company, NAOC, as compensation to the family of his deceased colleague.
Briggs alleged that his deceased colleague, Late Monday Burabari, was arrested and brutalised by men of the Nigerian Police force at the request of the management of NAOC, leading to his death, .
The retiree disclosed this in his testimony before the Judicial Commission of Inquiry, which is investigating acts of violence and brutality by men of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, unit in Port Harcourt, following the EndSARS protest.
The 72 year old explained that both him and his late colleague in the supernumerary police, called ‘spy police’, were working with NAOC and were against the injustice and corruption taking place in the company, noting that he was retired based on age.
He said that late Burabari continued the struggle, but was arrested through petition from NAOC management to Borokiri Police Station were he was brutally beaten, which resulted to several health complications.
Fubara continued by saying that the late Burabari was disengaged in 2012, but later recalled but was finally dismissed in 2015, stating that his dismissal led to his inability to continue buying his medication which resulted to his death in 2016.
Chairman of the Commission, Justice Chukwuneye Uriri, adjourned the cross examination by the police to the December 21, 2020.