The International Criminal Court (ICC) has disclosed that it’s undertaking a initial investigation into the events surrounding the #EndSARS protests and shooting of non violent protesters on the Lekki toll gate in Lagos nation, BBC reported Wednesday.
In a assertion, the ICC prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda had in advance said it obtained records on alleged crimes to which it has now instituted a probe.
The ICC stated that the exam could “examine whether or not the legal criteria for starting an research underneath the Rome Statute… are met”.
The global court docket confirmed it’s miles analysing the cloth despatched and its findings would be made public whilst a final selection on the method is reached, in line with BBC.
For weeks, institution of protesters crowded the streets of Nigeria, worrying the disbandment of the notorious unique anti-theft squad unit of the Nigeria police, a call which later multiplied to include an stop to police brutality.
On Tuesday, October 20, Soldier had been deployed to the Lekki toll gate to enforce a curfew imposed with the aid of the Lagos nation government, and the navy officers opened fireplace on protesters, killing and injuring a number of people.
A file the Army, however, denied with several conflicting statements it launched.