Former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi has sued the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu and the Department of the state service, DSS, for detaining him after he was dethroned.
TheCable said that he is praying the court for an interim order releasing him from the detention and or confinement of the respondents and restoring the applicant’s rights to human dignity, personal liberty, freedom of association and movement in Nigeria, (apart from Kano State) pending the hearing and determination of the applicant’s originating summons.
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Mohammed Adamu, inspector-general of police; Yusuf Bichi, director-general of the Department of State Service (DSS); Ibrahim Mukhtar, attorney-general of Kano and Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, are the respondents in the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/357/2020.
Sanusi has accused the respondents of breaching his fundamental human rights.
He asked the court to grant him permission to effect service of court processes on all the respondents by substituted means through any staff or officer within their premises.