Tag Archives: Arrest

Inspector General Of Police Says 799 Rape Suspects Have Been Arrested In Five Months

Amid the surge of rape cases and other gender-based violence, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has shared an update on cases of sexual violence reported in parts of the country. The Police boss made the remarks on Monday while briefing State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the…

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Alleged Fraud: Hushpuppi, Others To Be Extradited To Nigeria — INTERPOL Confirms

The widely reported arrest of Nigerian socialite, Raymond Igbalode a.k.a. Hushpuppi in Dubai has been confirmed by the International Police (INTERPOL) Nigeria. Recall that rumour of his arrest first hit the internet in the early hours of Wednesday, June 10, 2020 but now Commissioner of Police (CP) INTERPOL, Garba Umar, has confirmed it in a chat…

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Nigerian Socialite, Hushpuppi Allegedly Arrested In Dubai Over Fraud Allegations

According to circulating reports, real estate developer, Ray Hushpuppi has been arrested from the combined forces of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the INTERPOL at his alleged hidehout in Dubai. This news which is yet to be confirmed was shared by folks who alleged that they were at the scene where the Nigerian socialite and his…

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Kogi Commissioner Who Assaulted, Raped Lady Over Facebook Post Arrested & Interrogated

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,…

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#JusticeForUwa: One Of The Suspects Linked To Rape And Murder Of UNIBEN Student Arrested

According to multiple reports, one of the suspects connected to the violent physical & sexual assault of a 22-year-old student, Vera Uwaila Omozuwa has been arrested by police officers belonging to the Edo state police command. Recall that the 100-level microbiology student of the University of Benin, Edo State was raped and killed while reading in…

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George Floyd’s Killer, Derek Chauvin In Police Custody, Charged With 3rd Degree Murder

Minneapolis officer, Derek Chauvin, who caused international outrage after kneeling on George Floyd’s neck till he died, has been arrested and charged with 3rd degree murder. The other 3 officers who stood by and watched are still under investigation, but no charges have yet been filed. Derek Chauvin, who was fired on Tuesday along with…

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#JusticeForTina: Outrage As 16-Year-Old Dies After Being Shot By A Police Officer In Lagos

A 16-year-old girl simply identified as Tina has been confirmed dead after being shot by a trigger-happy police officer along Berger Iyana Oworo area in Lagos. According to circulating reports, the policeman was trying to arrest a bus driver for violating the curfew rules. In the process, he allegedly shot the bus conductor dead as well as the young…

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Woman Ties Up Son In Sack For Four Days For ‘Possessing Evil Spirit’ In Osun

Last week Tuesday May 26, there was panic in Fesojaye community, Owoade, along Ilesa Road, Osun State, as a middle-aged woman, simply identified as Iya Ayo, was arrested for reportedly tied up her son, Ayo, in a sack and locking him up in a wardrobe for four days for being ‘possessed by an evil spirit’. According…

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Police Deny Commuters Passage For Violating Curfew Orders In Lagos

According to multiple online reports, commuters were forced to sleep outdoors after the Lagos State Police Command denied passage of motorists at checkpoints for violating the 8pm curfew orders. Among these people were health workers and journalists with Identification cards who were all detained and their cars impounded by Alausa Police officers, P.M. News reports.…

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