TUNDE OYEBANJI AWOTOYE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is the judgment in respect of the appeal filed by the appellants who were the applicants at the lower Court.
The applicants had filed an application for enforcement of their fundamental rights at Imo State High Court which sat, at Nkwerre, seeking the following reliefs:
1. A declaration that the arrest detention and the inhuman treatment of the 1st applicant and the threat to arrest the 2nd Applicant by the 3rd 5th Respondents at the behest of the 1st and 2nd Respondents over an alleged offence committed by their ward is unjustifiable in law and amounts to a violation of their fundamental rights to freedom of movement personal liberty human dignity and freedom from torture.
2. An Order enforcing the fundamental rights of the Applicants to freedom of movement personal liberty, dignity of human person and freedom from torture as respectively enshrined in Sections 41, 35 and 34 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic…