A Human Rights case

Rights breached by reservist

Alua Sipi filed the case, claiming his human rights was breached when he was physically assaulted by members of the NCDC Police Reserve unit on 19 January 2015.

A Trial was conducted and the National court which found that Sipi established liability against Constable Nelson Dauwai and the state.

He established a cause of action for the breach of his human rights, in particular, section 36(1)- Freedom from Inhuman Treatment, section 37(1)- Protection of the Law and section 41(1)- Proscribed Acts of the Constitution.