The Plateau state chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), has condemned the killing of a 20-year-old student of the University of Jos, Rinji Peter Bala, by a personnel of the Special Task Force in Jos.
Chairman of the association, Yakubu Bawa, at a press briefing in Jos said the association will do everything possible to get justice for the deceased.
“We wish to bring to the knowledge of the public our position as member of the NBA Jos branch with regard to the killing of Mr. Rinji peter Bala, 300-level Student of History and International Studies University of Jos.
” It is on record that our Military and Paramilitary, those who are saddled with the responsibility of handling weapons are not respecting the constitution of the land, they are not exercising due diligent and they are not conscious enough.
“We consider them as hungry and happy trigger personnel, that at every small opportunity, the next think is to use their weapons. We condemn the death of Peter Bala Rinji in totality as I will described is as unlawful, extra-judicial, illegal, Satanic, wicked and evil.
“It is our own decision, the members of the Nigeria Bar Association through our own arm the Human Right Commission, that we will not leave any stone unturned until we get justice to the student that we lost.
“As members of the Nigeria Bar Association, we will continue to pursue Justice for him. One of the things that we are demanding is that the same Personnel that committed this act which we described as satanic, evil and unlawful, should be brought to book.
“We must make sure he face the wrath of the law and we will not entertain the usual of hoarding trial so that at the end of the day nothing come out of it” he said.