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#EndSARS: Lagos Panel Says LCC Manipulated Footage Of Lekki Toll Shooting

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#EndSARS: Lagos Panel Says LCC Manipulated Footage Of Lekki Toll Shooting

Touchaheart Nigeria reports that the Lekki Concession Company (LCC) hampered the panel’s investigation, according to the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and Other Matters, by refusing to turn over some useful and vital information/evidence as requested by the Panel and the Forensic Expert engaged by the panel, even when such information and evidence was, by the company’s admission, available.

This was stated in the report delivered to the Lagos State Government on Monday by the Justice Doris Okuwobi-led panel.

Read More: #ENDSARs:Lagos panel submits its report on Lekki Toll Gate

“It manipulated the incomplete CCTV Video footage of the Lekki Toll Gate on the night of the 20th of October 2020, which it tendered before the Panel.” it said

The panel also disclosed that at least 11 persons were confirmed dead at the Lekki toll plaza on the night soldiers stormed there to disperse #EndSARS protesters on October 20, 2020.

Read More: #EndSARS Panel: Lekki Toll Gate Shooting: Police Picked Up Bullets To Cover Up

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu had said while receiving the panel’s report on Monday that he would set up a four-member committee to raise a white paper on the report.

The Federal Government had denied that unarmed protesters were killed at the toll gate on October 20.

The Minister of Information, Mr. Lai Mohammed, described the incident as a “massacre without bodies.”

The Nigerian Army also denied any wrongdoing.

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