In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 08th, September, 2020

Navy Scores Land In Scorching Soup After Torturing Man To Dying In Lagos (Photograph)

Navy Ratings Land In Hot Soup After Torturing Man To Death In Lagos (Photo)

Collins Osagie

Collins Osagie


4 accomplices of a score, Awosanya Olufemi, who had been concerned within the alleged torture and killing of a peacemaker, Collins Osagie have been apprehended by males of the The Nigerian Navy.


This was confirmed by a spokesperson for the Western Navy Command, Thomas Otuji, on Monday.


He added that the result of the investigation could be made public.


Olufemi had purchased merchandise value N250 from a dealer, Cletus Ben-Onyejimbe, in Ishashi, Okokomaiko space of Lagos, which he later returned.


There was a disagreement when the dealer refused to take the merchandise again or return the cash.


The score then known as eight of his colleagues, who reportedly beat up Osagie after the dealer disappeared from the scene.


The offence of the 35-year-old Edo State indigene was that he supplied to pay the N250.


A video of the torture, captured by a resident and posted on Instagram, revealed the moments Olufemi’s colleagues punched and kicked the sufferer right into a gutter.


Photographs of the deceased’s corpse, obtained by our correspondent, additionally confirmed torture marks on completely different components of his physique, as his head additionally appeared to have been fractured.


Olufemi was the primary to be arrested by the police and transferred to the State Felony Investigation and Intelligence Division, Yaba.


The naval authorities, nevertheless, recalled him to face a court docket martial.


The navy spokesman, Otuji, mentioned the investigation could be complete and all these indicted could be delivered to justice.


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“It’s a full scale investigation. Everyone involved with that situation is in custody. As soon as an motion is taken, we’ll let you recognize. We don’t condone such issues,” he acknowledged.


A relative of the deceased, Sunday Ajose, confirmed the event, including that 4 different naval scores had been being detained on the Navy City, Alakija, over the matter.


He mentioned, “We had been invited to the workplace of the provost of the Nigerian Navy at Apapa, and he confirmed that 4 different scores had been arrested. Nevertheless, they informed us that what occurred had occurred and the navy wouldn’t take any duty, as a result of Olufemi was not in uniform when the incident occurred; that he was a civilian.

“After we requested about his colleagues, who had been in uniform, they mentioned they weren’t formally despatched to the place and the navy wouldn’t be chargeable for no matter they did although they might be prosecuted.

“A day later, one Lt. Commander Alex known as us for settlement and if the man’s household wished to do something, we must always take it.

“When the household actually got here, we requested them what they wished and so they mentioned they didn’t know the right way to say it. We then directed them to the Lagos State Workplace of the Public Defender, which has taken up the post-mortem. We additionally requested them to see our legal professionals, Femi Falana Chambers, who’re in search of a corona inquest. We have now by no means mentioned cash is our motivation, all we wish is justice.”


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The results of the post-mortem could be launched this week.



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