Home / Lead Story / Professor, human rights activist who assaulted Policewoman arrested, for express prosecution

Professor, human rights activist who assaulted Policewoman arrested, for express prosecution

Prof. Zainab and her maid, Rebecca
The allegedly battered Policewoman
Prof. Zainab giving her statement
Prof. Zainab

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has strongly condemned the grievous assault of a female Police Officer, Inspector Teju Moses, by her principal, who is a Legal practitioner and human rights activist, Prof. Zainab Duke Abiola and her domestic staff comprising the house maid, one Rebecca Enechido and a male suspect currently at large.

A statement by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja, said that “Zainab Duke, an Mbaise born activist, grievously assaulted her orderly in company of some accomplices on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at her residence in Garki, Abuja, due to the refusal of the orderly to breach professional ethics by carrying out menial and domestic chores at her house.

“The IGP has directed the express prosecution of the arrested suspects who are currently in Police custody, as the preliminary investigation shows overwhelming evidence of culpability on the part of the Professor and her domestic staff. The IGP has equally tasked the investigative team to ensure that the fleeing suspect is arrested and made to face the wrath of the law.

“It is pertinent to clarify that the suspect, Prof. Zainab, who name-drops the IGP, his family members, and other officers in the top hierarchy of the Force has no acquaintance with the Police in any form as erroneously peddled on social media.

“The Inspector-General of Police who similarly ordered the withdrawal of all Police personnel attached to the Professor, expressed consternation at the fact that an individual who claims to be an advocate for Human Rights could stoop so low to violate the rights of another individual, a police officer tasked with ensuring her protection.”

 

 

   

 

About admin

Check Also

Buhari gives Gov. Wike warm handshake; Urges Judiciary to maintain position as honest arbiters

  President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja gave one of his harshest critics, Rivers State …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *