Woman, 40 petitions Area Commander over alleged police assault

by Emmanuel Okikiola

A 40 years old woman has alleged that a woman Police inspector attached to Ojokoro Divisional Headquarters of assaulted and injured her.

The woman, Mrs Bello Kehinde told our reporter that Mr. and Mrs Ubah, her cotenants renovated their apartment on the 24th of December 2022, and left the compound littered with waste, but rather than complain, she said she swept her side of the compound.

According to the complainant, when she came back from where she went to, she discovered that Mrs Ubah has swept the dirty waste on their side of the compound to her side, which she had already swept.
Mrs Bello Kehinde said she has to confront Mrs Ubah and they had exchange of words.

Narrating her ordeal further, she said the following day, 25th December, 2022, Mrs Ubah came to her with a Police officer from Ojokoro Police station to arrest her and she told the officer to go that she will come when she finish cooking as it was on Christmas day, and they left, only for Inspector Yemisi Ubah and his wife to come back later in the day and ordered her to follow them, and as she wanted to enter her room to change her clothes, Inspector Yemisi blocked the door and grabbed her clothes and began to drag her which resulted to her sustaining injuries on her elbow and mouth.

According to her, Inspector Yemisi called Policemen on patrol that came to forcefully took her to the station and the sum of N20,000 was extorted from her in the name of bail after she has spent 3 days in the cell.

Mrs Bello Kehinde has however petitioned Area ‘G’ Commander of the Nigeria Police over the action of Inspector Yemisi and also ask for the case to be transferred to Area ‘G’ Ogba.

You may also like

Leave a Comment

%d bloggers like this: