The Kwara State Police Command has arrested one Jimoh Abdulfatai and his accomplices: Olamide Babatunde, Afeez Ayomide, Agboola Abdulsamad and Yakubu Mustapha, for allegedly beating up a young lady.
Ayomide Afolayan, who was said to be the lover of Abdulfatai, was horrendously assaulted by her supposed boyfriend.
According to a viral video, the incident which took place June 22, 2022 at Shao in Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State revealed that her hands and legs were tightly held by four other friends of the suspect for severe effect.
The Police in Shao got wind of this highly despicable incident, which prompted a swoop on the scene.
The suspects were rounded up, victim liberated and was taken to hospital for treatment.
The State Commissioner of Police, Tuesday Assayomo, directed the immediate transfer of the matter to the Command’s CID for discreet and timely investigation.
The suspects confessed to the crime and the reason adduced for their action was suspicion of infidelity on the part of the lady, which the lady vehemently denied.
In spite of the denial, the boyfriend forcefully retrieved the lady’s telephone and handed over the phone to one of his friends to start recording the actions and eventual posting on social media.
Investigation done with, suspects were charged to court and were remanded in custody pending hearing and actual trial of the matter.
Spokesman of the Kwara State Police Command, Okasanmi Ajayi, a Superintendent of Police, said: “This will serve a deterrent to other people having such criminal and appalling tendency in their minds.
“The Commissioner of Police Kwara State, wishes to use this opportunity to advise parents on the need to be parents in the real sense of it; parents should monitor their children, know the kind of friends they keep so as to avert this type of ugly incident.”