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BREAKING: Court strikes out suit against ACP Akin Fakorede on the murder of Late Rivers PDP Chieftain Dr. Ferry Gberegbe

By Eric Olusesan

A Rivers state High court presided over by Justice Adolphus Enebeli has struck out the fundamental human right case involving the alleged murder of Dr. Ferry Gberegbe by Nigeria police and former FSARS Commander, Akin Fakorede.

In his ruling, Justice Adolphus Enebeli struck out the case and refuse to grant the applicant the reliefs sort base on the filling which comes under originating sermon, adding that if it had come through writ of summons the case would have seen the light of the day.

The judge advised that the case be properly filled, despite that the case involved the murder of a person.

Ronke Gberegbe, the wife of late Ferry Gberegbe, had filled a fundamental human right Action against Nigeria Police and former Commander of Anti-Robbery Squad in Rivers State, Akin Fakorede and police service commission.

She is asking the court to make some declaration, award of 80million naira compensation and ensure justice against those who allegedly murder her husband during the 9th March 2019 governorship and state house of Assembly elections in the state.

Barr. Lezina Amegwa, Ronke Gberegbe’s lawyer while speaking to journalists after the court sitting, said they would take the advise of the court by refiling the case properly. The defence counsel, Edet Essien was absent during the delivery of judgement.

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