Mother Of Two Detained By Police For Allegedly Reporting The Death Of Her Neighbour

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at 06:33 AM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Residents of Tapa Community in  Ebute-Meta area of Lagos State, have called on  Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to come to the aid of a 32-year-old mother of two detained at  Denton Police station for allegedly reporting the death of her neighbour to the police.

The woman, identified as Gbemisola, they alleged was being detained for her inability to pay N80,000 to bail herself from the police.

The residents claimed that trouble started for the mother of two, sometime in November when the apartment of one of her neighbours called Timothy was gutted by fire. Gbemisola was said to have raised alarm that attracted others who assisted in putting out the fire.

One of the residents who spoke on the condition of anonymity said, the arrest and detention of the woman came as a surprise to everybody in the community.

She said:
“We were sleeping when the deceased’s neighbour raised  alarm about the fire incident; we all rushed to the building and put out the fire. Few days later, there was serious odour enveloping the community. So, some concerned youths went into the deceased’s apartment only to find his bloated body on the floor and that was what prompted the neighbour to report the matter at the station.

“When we heard about the woman’s arrest and detention, we went to the station in an attempt to persuade the Investigation Officer to release her only for us to be told that we should pay N80,000 or she would be charged to court for murder and arson.

“We are appealing to Governor Ambode to come to the aid of the woman because she is suffering over what she knew nothing about.”

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Published at: 06:33 AM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
Author: Mister Jay Wonder
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maizaxx at 06:43 AM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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How disheartening. Tomorrow you will tell us the police is our friend. Please I am equally throwing my weight on the governor to come to the aid of this innocent woman.
Where are all the non governmental organizations? Please come to the aid of this innocent and concerned and upright citizen
winace at 06:44 AM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Oh my goodness Nigeria police ooooooo . Na wetin dey worry dis pple. And some are educated among them o How can u detain someone who came to report a case??? U see why pple don't help each other any longer cus of d kind of security personnel we have now? D woman good has turn to bad. And since wen bail money sky rocket to 80,0000?Huh?? Wen will d govt inspect and over haul d police force,
kp45 at 06:50 AM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Na wa o
kp45 at 06:52 AM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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But is this lady not tired of openning her mouth.
Oworen25 at 06:55 AM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Why is our police officers so now incident cannot happen then someone rush to the police station and report the matter. Please they should allow the woman to go and take care of her kids.
zezprincess at 07:03 AM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Hahaha,police is your friend,woman relax in the cell cos the police wants you to be their friend,if you go now,they will not see you again.Seriously nigeria police need to be wipe from this surface of the earth,walahi,they are all,I mean all corrupt.
Novic at 07:17 AM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Seriously we dnt have police in this country. 9ja police were so wicked and heartless, all they knw is money and they can do anythn to get money frm people. Government need to do sumthn abt this country police.
elchymo at 07:54 AM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Can you see the behavior of nigerian police? To tell you the truth, sometimes I am ashamed to be called a Nigerian.
bennieben at 08:18 AM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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I think this was d reason why that uniform refused to help that sick man on 3rd mainland bridge. If he help and that man die, the police won't say he is a uniform man cos he will be detain and force to write statement. Naija police see na wa for dem ooo!
akinmanchy at 09:42 AM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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That is what u get when u make illiterates police officers. Failed govt

freethinker at 10:46 AM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Powerfulify at 11:38 AM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Zoo police (TUFIAKWA)
Trueyarn at 11:50 AM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Naija police no follow tey tey,nah greed and selfishness go kill them.if no be say them no fit them go fit rob all of us 4 9ja.
zeeken at 01:01 PM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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huhmmmm , i can't blame people not reporting news to the police cause u will be scapegoat...
james987 at 01:17 PM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Naija anything goes.. once officers in uniform see citizens all they see is money and not humans. No justice.. Too bad for the innocent.
Ayodun1 at 01:46 PM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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That's police for you.... Those guys aren't normal.

gogoman at 04:01 PM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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u too pay for bail!! we all know bail na police salary it not freeeee
SweetDaddy1 at 04:23 PM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Crying for Nigeria police... Cry Cry Cry
zauber at 07:35 PM, 9/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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wellcome to zoo. baboons and monkeys
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