A civil society organization, the Disability Rights Protection Initiative, has dragged an Air Line, Dana Air Limited, before F.O. Giwa-Ogunbanjo of Federal High Court Judge Enugu, on charges of discrimination against a passenger who is physical challenge Gloria Nwogbo.

This case arose on Tuesday (today) as the group demands N550m as compensation.

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The airline was accused of refusing Nwogbo from boarding its airline at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, on August 5, 2021, on the grounds that she was disabled, though she purchased her air ticket and obtained her boarding pass.

The court order the sum of N500m charge only, as a general damages to be paid to the victim for the shame, shock, public ridicule and psychological trauma suffered by her and as a result of the inhuman, degrading and discriminatory treatment she was subjected to.

The lawyer also requested that an apology should be issued to Nwogbo for the alleged violation of her fundamental rights.