Monday, 19 October 2015

Photo: Policeman allegedly breaks student's head in Ogun

A police officer identified as Emmanuel Ogunlesi, attached to Adigbe Police Station in Ogun State, has been accused of allegedly smashing the head of Peter Taiwo pictured above, a 25 year old Moshood Abiola Polytechnic undergraduate.

According to Vanguard, Peter who is currently lying critically ill at an undisclosed hospital in Abeokuta, was attacked by Ogunlesi and his colleagues during their visited to Olatidoye Street in the Oluwo area which is a student populated area.

Eyewitnesses say the police officers had accosted two female students and after an argument, began beating the girls. They allegedly used their baton to hit them on their buttocks and breast. The girls managed to escape the assault and the police officer allegedly turned to Peter who he pursued into his hostel, caught up with him, beat him and allegedly broke his head. And left him unconscious and in the pool of his blood.

 Confirming the incident, the Acting Police Public Relations Officer for the Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the accused police officer has been summoned for questioning.

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