GBEREGBE’S FAMILY REOPENS MURDER CASE AGAINST POLICE
The murder case involving the former Lecturer of Benson Kenule Polytechnic, Bori in Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State, Dr ferry Gberegbe is far from being over after all.
This is because his widow, Ronke Gberegbe has instituted a fresh suit against the Police for allegedly killing her husband with a gunshot, during the 2019 Rivers State governorship election in Bori, Khana Local Government of Rivers State.
Recall that the case was earlier struck out by a Port Harcourt High Court presided over by Justice Adulphus Enebili on technical grounds.
But the widow of Ferry Gberegbe, Ronke, who is seeking an eight hundred million naira (N800m) compensation, asked the Court, through her lawyer, Lezina Amegwa to grant her leave to serve the respondents.
When the matter was mentioned in Court on Wednesday, the presiding Judge, Justice Monima Danagogo granted an experte order to serve the Inspector General of Police, Police Service Commission and the Nigerian Police Force and adjourned the matter to December 14 for hearing.
Correspondent, PETER HENRY DEE reports that counsel to the claimant, Lezina Amegwa said the case has fully reopened with the order of service on the respondents.
Non of the respondents was in court on that day.