Court orders EFCC to pay Vaswanis N5m damages

The Federal High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to pay N5 million as damages to the Vaswani brothers and five co-plaintiffs for unlawful detention and the sealing off their company. The Vaswanis - Sunil, Mahesh, and Harash - had in 2009 sued the EFCC and the Attorney- General of the Federation and Minister of Justice for alleged harassment and infringement of their fundamental human rights. Listed as co-plaintiffs are Tajudeen Olalere, Vinaty ...
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Added July 28, 2010
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