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Nigerian special police squad get rich torturing detainees and demanding bribes in exchange for freedom - Amnesty International

Nigerian special police squad get rich torturing detainees and demanding bribes in exchange for freedom - Amnesty International A shocking new report by Amnesty International has accused a special Nigerian police unit set up combat crimes of torturing detainees in its custody as a means of extracting confessions and lucrative bribes. The human rights campaign group said in the damning report published on Wednesday, September 21, that former detainees said they had been subjected to horrific torture methods, including hanging, starvation, beatings, shootings and mock executions, at the hands of corrupt officers within ...
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Added September 22, 2016
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