Son of the ex-Deputy Governor of Plateau State, Mrs Pauline Tallen, Adamu Richard Tallen, has dragged his mother to an Abuja High Court over an alleged unlawful detention and abuse of his fundamental rights.
Richard joined the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed D Abubakar and the Nigerian Police Force in the said suit
The applicant want's also the court to award him N200million as compensation for the illegal,unlawful and gross violation of his fundamental human rights.
He is asking for an order of court for a declaration that his arrest and incarceration from June 13, 2013 till date by the respondents, their agents, servants, privies, officers or otherwise however called is illegal, unconstitutional and oppressive as it violates the applicant rights as guaranteed by section 35 of the constitution of the federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended.
“An order directing the respondents to issue an apology in writing to the applicant within seven days of making the declaration sought in the relief above for their violent infringement of the applicant’s right as constitutionally guaranteed.”