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The matter has become so controversial that the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has stepped into the matter. One of the interested mothers, doubting the authenticity of a DNA result presented by police investigating the matter, ran to the #EndSARS panel sitting in Abuja, crying foul. The panel is made of members of the NHRC.

Speaking during the inauguration of the modernized Enugu State Office of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), located at No. 3, Eziagu Street, New Haven, Enugu, Gov. Ugwuanyi disclosed that his administration has initiated and achieved a lot in promoting human rights and fundamental freedoms of the residents, through domestication of the Child Rights Act in the state and establishment of the Tamar-Sexual Assault and Referral Center (Tamar-Sarc) for provision of free medical, legal and counseling services for victims of rape, especially women and girls.