“If police assault a civilian, you report and actions will be taken to rebuke him, not to take the law into your hands.”
The human rights commission board congratulated the petitioners for their faith in the human rights mechanism in Nigeria.
Mr Dingyadi said the police authority has continued to place attention on professionalism among officers while discharging their lawful duties.
“Many people criticised them (army) for coming out during the protest but it was good they came out.”
In a petition filed by three persons, Abba Kyari is being accused of unlawful arrest, detention and torture.
The Catholic Priest said the police wrongly accused his brother of being an armed robber so as to kill him.
“SARS operatives…ransacked our bedroom and went away with some of our personal belongings, which include certificates and other documents, money…”
A petitioner witness alleged that the police beat the deceased until he started vomiting blood.
The protest, which holds next month, will feature CP Odumosu, Segun Awosanya and other rights activists and commentators.
He explained that on June 17, 2017, his brother was shot by the operatives while Mr Ephraim was on his way to church.