Police Arrest Men Who Inserted Pepper Into Lady’s Private Part.
Police Investigate Jungle Justice Against Lady
The Police command in Edo state has effected the arrest of some young men accused of stripping a lady naked and inserting pepper in her private part for allegedly stealing a mobile phone.
The men who carried out the act, also recorded the torture and posted the video online.
The incident is said to have happened in Benin city in Edo State.
According to reports gathered by Naijaflavour, the lady and another man lodged in a hotel room with the man later claiming his phone went missing after their sex romp.
The man in question thereafter forced the lady before a native doctor located around Ugbiyokho area of Ekehuan Road, Benin, where she was pronounced guilty.
The native doctor and his apprentices went ahead to strip the lady naked and inserted fresh pepper into her vagina, even as she vehemently denied the allegation.
Following the viral video, which left many internet users outraged, the police launched a manhunt for the perpetrators of the dastardly act and have now arrested the native doctor and his apprentice, while the other men are also already in police custody.
Also, it was learned that the manager of the hotel the accused lodged briefly in Benin City has been arrested.
Speaking on the incident, the Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Frank Mba in a statement sent to Naija News on Thursday, confirmed police have been in touch with the 24-year old victim and she is recovering well.
He also confirmed six of the alleged culprits have been arrested while two others remain at large.
“Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested six male suspects involved in the shocking, barbaric and indecent assault meted out on a young Nigerian female as shown in a video which recently went viral.”
“Following the dehumanizing incident, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu had ordered a comprehensive investigation into the report.”
“Consequently, the Edo State Police Command, led by its Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu swung into action, leading to the investigative breakthrough.”
“Two other male suspects are still at large. Efforts are being intensified to arrest them and bring all involved to justice.”
“The Nigeria Police Force condemns jungle justice in its entirety and warns of dire consequences for persons who resort to criminal acts of self-help.”
“The six male suspects arrested are: (1) Otoghile Joel (owner of the phone alleged to have been stolen by the young woman) (2) Lucky Igbinovia (alias “One Man Squad” in whose house the young woman was tortured) (3) Edobor Osemwengie (manager of Lafun Hotel) (4) Kingsley Iyamu (5) Gregg Eweka (6) Friday Omorogbe.”
“Meanwhile, the police have established contact with the female victim, aged 24 years. Her health status and recovery rate are being monitored.”
The Edo State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu will be providing more details as the investigation progresses,” Mba said.”
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