Kano State High Court Presided over by Justice Abdu Maiwada Abubakar has fixed 12th August, 2021 for hearing in a civil suit between Dr. Saleh Jili, six other applicants against Inspector General of Police and nine other defendants over the purported dissolution of Police Community Relations Committee ( PCRC), Kano state Command.
When the case resumed today Tuesday for hearing, counsel to the Applicants, Barrister
Zainab Fatikha informed the court that she was served yesterday with the counter affidavit of Ambassador Faroukh A Maiyama, National Chairman, Police Community Relations Committee PCRC and 5 Caretaker Executives of Kano Command (PCRC) through their Counsel Barrister Salisu Sule.
Barrister Fatikha therefore sought for adjournment to enable her respond in the point of law.
Counsel to the Inspector General of Police, Commissioner of Police Kano, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa and Police Community Relations Committee PCRC, SP Sunday Ekwe urged the court to set aside an order it was earlier granted on the 7th July, 2021 which restrained 1st to 9th Defendants in the suit from dissolving PCRC in Kano.
SP Ekwe argued that the Counsel to the Applicants mislead the court through an ex-parte prayer.
His words: ” My Lord PCRC Kano Command has already dissolved when the counsel to the applicants came by way of ex-parte and sought for an order of restraining.
” The dissolution was an completed action. Our afraid we don’t want the situation where people said police are not abiding citizen”
” The interim order last only for a week, i,m therefore pray for you to set aside the order, it has already elapsed”. SP Ekwe argued.
In his response to the oral prayer by counsel to the defendants, Justice Abdu Maiwada ordered Ekwe to applied by way of notice.
” As a counsel you should know how to apply, if you want the interim order against your client be vacated “.
Justice Watch News gathered that the leadership tussle tear apart PCRC Kano Command in recent time.
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