APO 2013 Killings : Human Rights Commission orders FG to pay N10million,N5million to dead,injured

For the record

The National Human Rights Commission has directed the Federal government to pay compensation to the tune of N10 million to dead victims of last years killing by the Directorate of State Security,DSS at APO legislative quarters in Abuja.
Also,another sum of N5million is to be paid to each of those persons who sustained different forms of injuries during the shootings that took place during their raid.
Giving the directive for the compensation on Monday in Abuja while presenting a report on findings, the NHRC said there was no evidence that showed that those killed and injured during the raid by security operatives were Boko Haram members nor had any thing to do with that body.
The NHRC further directed that the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice should ensure that evidence of payment of the compensation must be lodged with the registry of the National Human Rights Commission in Abuja within 30 days.

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