Abdulmumuni Danga, Kogi State Commissioner for Water Resources, who assaulted and raped a lady over a Facebook post was arrested but later released by the police, Sahara TV reports.
The police however noted that they would be charging Danga to court within three weeks after he was interrogated at the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Gender Unit, Force Intelligence Bureau, FCID, Abuja.
He also wrote a statement after intense persuasion from the police. Online reports also claim State Governor Yahaya Bello pressured the police to ensure the commissioner does not spend the night at the police station.
The victim identified as Elizabeth, had in a posted on her Facebook wall urged the commissioner to assist his kid sister and other members of his family financially.
Speaking with SaharaReporters, Elizabeth said she decided to make the Facebook post following series of complaints by the commissioner’s sister to her. The post did not go down well with the commissioner, who hired a thugs to seize Elizabeth from her home in Lokoja with her three-year-old son.
Narrating how the commissioner raped her, she said Danga held her captive and took her to a hotel at night where he forcefully had sex with her. She expressed fear for her life, revealing that she and her family members were receiving threats from loyalists and thugs of the commissioner.
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OB News: Kogi State Suspends Commissioner Accused Of Brutalizing And Raping Lady Over A Facebook Post (Swipe) . . Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has ordered the suspension of Mr. Abdulmumuni Danga, Commissioner for Water Resources in the state over the reports that he assaulted and raped a lady because of an advisory Facebook post. . . The lady, identified as Elizabeth, was reported to have been kidnapped and coerced into making a public apology after she told the commissioner on Facebook to assist his sister and family financially. Elizabeth also alleged that the commissioner forcefully had sex with her after a brutal beating. . . The Commissioner for Information and Communication, Kingsley Fanwo, said in a statement on Thursday that Bello was shocked on hearing the news and subsequently ordered a full-scale investigation into the matter— read more in the website. . . #OnoBello #OBNews #News #Rape #SexualAbuse #Assault #KogiState #YahayaBello
The Kogi Commissioner that allegedly battered and raped Ms. Elizabeth is now in Custody at the @PoliceNG FHQ after several attempts to obstruct justice by the Governor of the state. He is currently making a statement & we hope he will be detained & charged for his infringement. pic.twitter.com/3GKBBJUZZT
— SEGA L'éveilleur®🚨 (@segalink) June 2, 2020
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