Household Accuses Police Of Torturing Land Agent To Demise
Policemen connected to the Zonal Investigative Bureau, Zone 2 Command, have been accused of torturing a land agent, Yemi Taiwo, to dying for allegedly planning to abduct a monarch in Lagos State.
Punch Metro learnt that Yemi had gone to a web site along with his pal, Femi Animashaun, within the Isiu neighborhood, Ikorodu space of the state on Friday, September 4, 2020, when some vigilante members, referred to as Onyabo, and a few hoodlums arrested them.
It was gathered that the duo have been taken to the secretariat of the Ikorodu North Native Council Improvement Space earlier than the policemen took them to their annexe workplace within the Ladegboye space Ikorodu, the place they have been allegedly tortured.
The deceased’s spouse, Olabisi, informed a Punch correspondent that Yemi and Femi have been allegedly rejected upon their switch to the Zone 2 Police Command, Onikan, because of the diploma of the accidents they sustained whereas being tortured.
She acknowledged, “My husband informed me that he was going to the location that morning and I used to be stunned when his youthful brother, who stays with us, rushed house round 11am and informed me that he heard that his brother had been killed.
“After I heard the information, I used to be not myself till somebody referred to as us later that he was not lifeless, however was amongst these arrested for planning to abduct the monarch of Isiu and that he had been taken to the annex workplace of the Zonal Investigative Bureau.
“After I bought to the station on Friday, the Investigating Police Officer, who recognized himself as Lati, initially informed me that my husband was not on the station, and after I went again on Saturday and Sunday, I used to be not allowed to see him, however one among his brothers, who went with us, was additionally detained on Sunday and launched on Monday.
“My husband and his pal have been introduced out of the cell on Tuesday morning and tortured once more earlier than they have been taken to the Zone 2 headquarters at Onikan. I learnt that after they bought there, the superior rejected my husband and his pal when he noticed the accidents inflicted on them and he requested the IPO to go and deal with them earlier than they may very well be allowed into the cell.
“It was whereas they have been coming again to their annex workplace at Ikorodu that my husband died and the IPO mentioned he didn’t know what to do and he didn’t wish to launch the corpse to us. I’m interesting to the Inspector-Common of Police to come back to my support. These, who connived with the police to kill my husband, are boasting that they’ve the assist of highly effective monarchs and the Lagos State Authorities. I don’t need my husband to die in useless.”
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Zone 2 Command, Hauwa Idris, mentioned she was not conscious of the incident.