• Court Awards N10m Damages Against EFCC over Unlawful Detention of Foreigner

    Court Awards N10m Damages Against EFCC over Unlawful Detention of Foreigner

    An Abuja High Court has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to pay a sum of N10m damages to an Abuja based foreigner and security expert Mr. Wolgang Reinl over his unlawful detention and seizure of his international Passport by the anti-graft agency.

    The N10m fine was imposed on EFCC as compensatory damages for the violation of fundamental rights of Wolgang Reinl to dignity of human person and personal liberty.

    The court also barred the EFCC from arresting, re-arresting, detaining […]