D’Banj Forges Ahead With N1.5BN Libel Suit As Seyitan Babatayo Withdraws Petition

Date: 25-07-2020 9:03 am (1 year ago) | Author: Mister Jay Wonder
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D’Banj, is forging ahead with the N1.5bn libel suit filed against Miss Seyitan Babatayo, who accused him of r.a.p.e, despite the latter withdrawing a petition submitted to the Inspector-General of Police.

D’Banj’s lawyer, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), disclosed this in an interview with Saturday Punch.

“They withdrew their petition but the police said they could not prove a case of r.a.p.e, against D’Banj. This fact should not be hidden. It is based on this they are begging him to withdraw the case but I have not received any letter from my client asking me to withdraw the case. So, the case in court is still alive,” Ozekhome said.

D’Banj had on July 3, 2020, filed a defamation suit before an FCT High Court requesting the court to order Seyitan to tender a letter of apology for the accusations directed at him, which he claimed has caused him “embarrassment, ridicule, derision, marital disharmony, mental agony, and psychological trauma.”

Seyitan, who had accused D’Banj of r.a.p.ing her in 2018, later wrote a letter to the IG withdrawing the petition.

In his response to the letter, the IG through the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Admin), Umar Sanda, said investigation had discontinued due to lack of evidence.

The letter posted on Twitter by blogger, Kemi Olunloyo, read in part, “In view of the foregoing facts, investigation was discontinued as no substantial evidence to prove the allegation of r.a.p.e, against the suspect.”

Human rights group, Stand To End R. a.p.e, Initiative, popularly known as STER, said Seyitan decided to end the case without receiving any monetary compensation.

STER, which was actively in support of Seyitan’s quest for justice, thanked everyone.

The statement read in part, “On July 13, 2020, Ms. Babatayo (Seyitan) informed STER that a private non-monetary agreement was reached with D’Banj’s team. We, therefore, present this statement as the full account of our stewardship on this matter.”

Seyitan had accused D’Banj of r.a.p.ing her at Glee Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos in December 2018, an allegation he has denied several times.


Posted: at 25-07-2020 09:03 AM (1 year ago) | Addicted Hero
- Hessehele at 25-07-2020 10:24 AM (1 year ago)
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GOD DEY! ONE OF THEM IS A VICTIM!!!!!
Posted: at 25-07-2020 10:24 AM (1 year ago) | Upcoming
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- smart61 at 25-07-2020 03:02 PM (1 year ago)
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DBANJ USED HIS MONEY TO GET POLICE FAVOUR THROUGH BRIBERY. THE GIRL PERHAPS DECIDED TO WITHDRAW THE CASE BECAUSE SHE HAS NO SUCH MONEY TO WIN THE INVESTIGATORS TO HERSELF. THERE IS GOD OOOO.
Posted: at 25-07-2020 03:02 PM (1 year ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Henrybobo at 25-07-2020 07:52 PM (1 year ago)
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Quote from: smart61 on 25-07-2020 03:02 PM
DBANJ USED HIS MONEY TO GET POLICE FAVOUR THROUGH BRIBERY. THE GIRL PERHAPS DECIDED TO WITHDRAW THE CASE BECAUSE SHE HAS NO SUCH MONEY TO WIN THE INVESTIGATORS TO HERSELF. THERE IS GOD OOOO.
what if truly, his really innocent..
Posted: at 25-07-2020 07:52 PM (1 year ago) | Gistmaniac
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- collinsuchendu at 25-07-2020 09:10 PM (1 year ago)
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Y'all better be very very careful..
Posted: at 25-07-2020 09:10 PM (1 year ago) | Gistmaniac
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- smart61 at 27-07-2020 06:42 PM (1 year ago)
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Quote from: Henrybobo on 25-07-2020 07:52 PM
what if truly, his really innocent..
..It could be true that he is innocent but there is no concrete evidence yet that she faked the rape allegations.
Posted: at 27-07-2020 06:42 PM (1 year ago) | Gistmaniac
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