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Lekki toll gate: Residents sue Lagos govt, Police, LCC, others over alleged beating

Lekki residents have asked a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, to declare that the beating, shooting of live bullets and tear gas canisters and brutalisation of the residents of the Lekki-Epe axis and journalists at their gathering and rally at Admiralty Roundabout, Admiralty Circle Toll Plaza and Admiralty Way, Lekki, Lagos State on December 17, 2011, by the police and agents of the Lagos State Government constitutes a flagrant violation of their (residents) fundamental rights guaranteed under 1999 constitution and the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights.

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