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BREAKING: End SARS: Soldiers block Lagos Judicial Panel from entering military mortuary

Members of the Lagos Judicial Panel on End SARS had been stopped from coming into the Army Hospital in Ikoyi by soldiers on Friday.

The panel paid an unplanned visit to the morgue for some evaluation.

The judicial group is investigating the shooting at Lekki tollgate where 15 protesters had been reportedly killed.

Witnesses of the Lekki shooting accused army officers of taking away the bodies.

The panel, nonetheless, met resistance because it received to the gate of the hospital.

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A member of the panel, Ebun Adegboruwa, advised the soldiers that the panel got here to the hospital as a result of it had intelligence that may assist with its investigation.

“The power is related to our investigation. We’ve got a pathologist. We’re right here on the authority of the president, not solely the governor,” he mentioned.

“We’re following due course of, and it’s important we go to the mortuary as it can assist our findings.

“If we aren’t allowed entry, we will go back and take other actions. We won’t force ourselves in. We’ve got confidential info that the navy hospital right here is relevant in the investigation of the Lekki occasion.

We heard this hospital is managed by the 65 battalion and under the 81 division. We’re also taking steps to reach military authorities.”



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