Residents of Ijegun-Egba of Lagos State penultimate Saturday evening returned to a shocking development as a Police DPO in the area personally tortured an innocent Nigerian lady to stupor for no just cause.
The Benue born young lady, Miss Fatu Rose Ochigbo of number 27, Musi-Anidu Street, Ijegun-Egba suburb of Lagos State is still fighting to regain consciousness at a hospital in Lagos after she was handpicked and beaten mercilessly by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Agboju Police Station, DST. Ibrahim Audu and his boys on Saturday.
An eyewitness who is simply known in the area as Aunty Pauline told New-Nigeria Reporters that the victim, Miss Fatu Ochigbo, was in her house cooking and only came out of her room to throw off water in the gutter when she saw a number of persons being chased by Police men running toward her compound.
According to Aunty Pauline, out of concern for her own safety, Miss Fatu started running back to her room but the Police quickly descended on her and started beating her up mercilessly, adding that the DPO of Agboju Police Station personally hit the innocent lady on the head with the Police wooden baton leaving her broken skull gushing out blood
Upon investigation, the Police were said to be pursuing a MALE suspected hoodlum terrorising the area but descended on Miss Fatu over a reason best known to them (the Police)
NewsWay further learnt that
Miss Rose Fatu Ochigbo was rushed to the nearest hospital and treated by the Police for N16,000 after realising the girl’s innocence.
However, Miss Rose who is in great pain, cannot sleep and has lost substantial quantity of blood was forced by the murderous DPO who came back to demand for the N16,000 hospital bill he paid for the treatment.
A source closed to the victim told New-Nigeria Reporters that Miss Fatu who could barely open her eyes due to the heavy cut on her head had to cough out the 16,000 to pay the DPO who had threatened to kill her if she refused to pay him back.
The victim’s family are calling on Nigerians to come to their aid over this injustice, describing the incident as a disgrace to Nigerians and the womanhood, adding that Miss Fatu is an innocent young girl who was assaulted by members of the Nigerian Police Force for no just cause.
The family questioned why members of the Nigerian Police Force would mistake an innocent young lady for a male suspect.