Dr. Ime Stephen, the uncle of 15-year-old Mary Udo, who was allegedly raped at gunpoint by a police inspector in Akwa Ibom, has been abducted.
Ime was kidnapped at his house on Tuesday around 3am.
It was learnt that the human rights activist, who had been fighting for justice for Udo, was whisked away by some masked gunmen.
The gunmen reportedly gained entrance into the house by breaking through the wall from the backyard.
The victim’s wife, Gloria, said that while three of the […]
Two gunmen were killed and a third one arrested after a deadly fire exchange with the men of the police force, on Monday.
The robbery-gang who unleashed mayhem on Okunola Road, Idimu, Lagos State had robbed a police inspector.
The inspector had just left a commercial bank in the area when he was waylaid and dispossessed of his money and shot in the jaw. This incident occurred around 11.45am.
However, luck ran out on the gunmen as a patrol team attached to the […]
Police in Lagos State have reportedly detained an Inspector attached to the Railway Police Command, Ebute-Meta of the State, whose name was given simply as Joseph, for allegedly stealing bunches of plantain.
According to reports, the officer was taken into custody on Tuesday as he tried to hide the plantain in two trucks.
Joseph was arrested and detained at the directive of a senior police officer in the command.
According to a source at the Ebute-Meta command, another senior officer pleaded with the […]
There was tension in Fatoki community in the Igando area of Lagos as suspected militants stormed the area.
The hoodlums stormed the community in the wee hours of yesterday and unleashed terror on the residents. The militants were said to have attempted to abduct a wealthy man in the area but the man fortuitously escaped.
The militants were said to have started shooting sporadically at anyone they saw, and in the process shot a Police Inspector and other people.
It was gathered that […]
The family of a teenager in Mkpat Enin Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State has accused a police inspector attached to Mkpat Enin Division of defiling its 15-year-old daughter at gunpoint.
The teenager and her family made the allegation when they visited The Nation office in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital.
The minor said she was returning from African Church, Ikot Abasi-Akpan, last Thursday when policemen accosted her.
She alleged that the inspector pointed a gun at her, saying if she […]
A police inspector attached to Mkpat Enin Police Division in Akwa Ibom State has allegedly raped a 15-year-old girl at gunpoint.
The victim, a senior secondary pupil of Community Secondary School in the area, on Tuesday said she was returning from church on Thursday, last week, when a police team accosted her.
She explained that the inspector pointed his gun at her, saying if she tried to stop him from touching her he would shoot her.
She said the inspector then led her […]
A Rivers State High Court has sentenced one Inspector Samuel Timothy of the Nigeria Police to death by hanging for shooting and killing a sachet water dealer, Onyekachi Nwasouba.
The court’s ruling is coming about five years after Nwasouba’s murder by the police at about 5am on November 10, 2010 at No. 34, Old Aba Road, Port Harcourt.
Nwasouba, who was a graduate of Industrial Chemistry, was branded an armed robber by the police while he was on his way to distribute […]
The atmosphere at the Mobile Police Force 20, in the Ikeja area of Lagos, had been tense since Tuesday after
a police inspector, identified simply as Medugwu, mistakenly shot himself dead, while adjusting a faulty rifle.
Report gathered that the inspector, who was attached to MOPOL 20, was the second-in-command to the armourer.
He was said to have accidentally pulled the trigger of the rifle, which sent a bullet to his jaw.
Our correspondent gathered that on Tuesday, at about 10am, a policeman had brought the faulty rifle to
Medugwu to […]