Sex-for-bail scandal rocks Bariga Police Station(photo

Sex-for-bail scandal rocks Bariga Police Station(photo

Sex-for-bail scandal rocks Bariga Police Station(photo

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos state, Edgal Imohimi, has ordered the gender unit of the command to invstigate the allegation made by a widow, Mrs Adebukola Mowette, that an officer recognized as  Egi, on the Ilaje Police station within the state, demanded for intercourse from her earlier than granting her bail.

In line with Mrs Mowette, she was arrested on June 25th after she had a struggle with a person. Narrating how she landed within the police station, the widow mentioned she had gone to a kiosk near a betting store to tie her headgear and had dropped her cellphone on the chair so the individual tying her gele might have easy accessibility. After the headgear was tied, she could not discover her cellphone. She mentioned all the boys on the bettting store mentioned they didn’t take her cellphone.

“They mentioned they didn’t see my cellphone and so, I needed to go to the police to report.  They had been invited however on the finish of the day, the Investigating Police Officer (IPO) mentioned I accused them wrongly and requested us to go. From that day, each time I handed, they might be threatening me and making snide remarks. I by no means replied them. I even reported the matter to our Neighborhood Improvement Affiliation (CDA). However on June 25, my son got here from Ikorodu and so they stopped him on the highway and threatened him as effectively. They mentioned they might kill us if we didn’t go away the road for them. There was no manner I’d permit them threaten my son and so, I went out and confronted that exact space boy. He pushed me. I additionally pushed him again. We began preventing; individuals separated us and I left. The subsequent factor, police got here and arrested me that I’ve injured him and that he couldn’t stroll once more. They took me to the station and locked me up contained in the cell. I even requested Egi why I used to be the one one arrested, because it was two preventing however he mentioned the complainant was within the hospital. That I’ve not seen something but.”

She mentioned it was whereas within the police cell that Egi demanded intercourse from her.  

“I instructed him I cannot sleep with him even when he was the final man on earth. This acquired him offended and he began pouring water by means of these holes and mentioned he would pour urine too. After some hours, he introduced me out that I ought to come and write my assertion. I instructed him I cannot writing something as a result of I have no idea what he needed me to jot down. He then pressed my breasts and mentioned is that this what you’re doing Shakara with? Have you learnt what number of younger and delightful ladies I’ve slept with right here? I’ll even be doing you a favour by sleeping with you. Since you’ve got refused, you’ll go to jail. There, they may shave the hair in your personal elements, your hair and lock you up for a few years. The worst half was {that a} policewoman and one other policeman had been telling me to conform to sleep with Egi that it’s a regular factor. I used to be so offended and upset on the similar time. The girl known as me Iyawo Egi and mentioned that if I ought to agree, they may simply shut the case and I’ll go dwelling. However I stood my floor. How can I conform to sleep with him? For what? Egi mentioned he’s the one one that may assist me that I ought to befriend him. I refused that by no means will I do such, he threatened to take me to courtroom. He compelled me to say my assertion. I didn’t write it. I used to be simply speaking and he was writing. He didn’t let me see what he wrote. He requested the man if he’s able to go to courtroom however he mentioned no that he needed settlement and that I ought to pay N40,000 he used to deal with himself. Egi now mentioned I ought to pay the cash or I will probably be despatched to Kirikiri Jail. Out of worry, I accepted to pay the cash and so they mentioned I had to supply it that day. I instructed them I didn’t have it that day. I even went to beg the Divisional Police Officer (DCO) however he shouted at me and mentioned I ought to go and settle with Egi my IPO. After rallying spherical for some days to boost cash and I couldn’t, I went again to the police station and instructed Egi that I couldn’t increase cash. He mentioned if I had agreed to cooperate with him, the matter would have been closed. That day was Friday and so, he gave me until Monday to supply the cash. So, I went to my uncle for assist and he gave me N5,000, which I took to the station however Egi mentioned it was not full. I instructed him I couldn’t increase extra and he began harassing me and touching my breast. I knocked off his palms and he mentioned I need to deliver the cash the subsequent day. He additionally threatened to kill me if I inform anybody what occurred. I needed to run to the palace for assist as a result of I didn’t know what to do once more. I’m joyful I met you right here. Please, I need assistance. The Commissioner of Police and authorities have to know what is going on. They should examine Ilaje Police Division.”

The matter is now being investigated.

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