Policemen reportedly beat up Nigerian lawyer in Warri for defending his client
– Reports say a lawyer was brutally beaten in Warri, Delta state for defending his client
– The assault was said to have been carried out by over ten policemen who were alleged to have used their guns to hit him
– However, Warri branch of NBA has called on the inspector-general of police and the Police Service Commission to immediately probe the assault by police on its member
Policemen attached to a police station in the ‘A’ Division of the Delta state Police Command in Warri has reportedly battered a lawyer for defending his client.
The victim, Barr. Bernard Oyabevwe was said to have visited the division to defend his client who was arrested by the operatives of the EFCC, Gossipmill reports.
Oyabevwe was reported to have discovered that his client and his wife had been forcefully arrested by the EFCC officials from Magistrate Court II and taken to the division.
Consequently, Oyabevwe was said to have gone to the division to know the reason for their arrest but in response, about 10 policemen were alleged to have used their guns to hit the victim’s eyes.
Oyabevwe, also accused the divisional police officer of the station, Kenneth Zuokumor, of being behind his attack.
He also alleged that he lost mobile set and N50,000 cash in his pocket.
Meanwhile, the Warri branch of NBA has called on the inspector-general of police and the Police Service Commission to immediately probe the assault by police on its member.
Meanwhile, had reported that an allegedly corrupt police officer who extorted a Nigerian man in Osun state have been exposed.
The police officer was exposed by an Instagram user, @the_eventguy, who alleged he was extorted by the security official. According to @the_eventguy, the police officer with his team unofficially go around abducting people in the name of the hunt for Yahoo boys. He said the officers take their victims to strange places and make you pay for your release.
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