IGP orders probe of policemen who arrested rape accuser Seyitan Babatayo

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The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the probe of the policemen who allegedly arrested D’banj’s rape accuser, Seyitan Babatayo.

The IGP gave the order in a letter signed on his behalf by his Principal Staff Officer, DCP Idowu Owohunwa and addressed to the Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Force Criminal Investigation Department, Garki.

The IGP’s letter was sequel to a petition written by Seyitan’s lawyer, Ojoge, Omileye and Partners.

The petition from Babatayo’s legal representative – Ojoge, Omileye and Partners – allege that policemen attached to the Intelligence Response Team arrested Seyitan on the directive of D’Banj and detained her for over 24 hours.

It was also alleged that they denied her access to her phone and her lawyers and she was subjected to intimidation and psychological torture by the policemen.


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