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Lagos policemen collect N50,000 for bail, seize phone over N20,000 balance by Noblex: 4:22 am On Sep 04
Lagos policemen collect N50,000 for bail, seize phone over N20,000 balance
Policemen of the Lagos State Police Command, have been accused of collecting N50,000 before granting bail to one Blessing Taiwo, who was arrested for alleged theft.
Although the suspect was released on Saturday after the money was paid, the police allegedly seized her mobile phone pending when a balance of N20,000 would be paid on Tuesday. _T_he suspect’s sister, Florence Taiwo, who always took food to her in the cell, was allegedly molested by the policemen who touched her breasts and dipped their hands into her private parts before allowing her to take the food into the cell.
Our correspondent gathered that Blessing, a mother of two, had been arrested on Monday after her boss, Mrs. Abiola Osagie, accused her of stealing $50,000 while the latter was away on a trip.
Osagie had alarmed policemen from the Ikoyi division, who exchanged the issue to the SCIID , Yaba , for assist examination .
In spite of the fact that the case verged on affirmed burglary , it was exchanged to the Anti - Kidnapping and Anti - Cultism Squad on Hogan Bassey Crescent , Surulere , where the casualty was supposedly secured up in the same with a speculate who had a mental issue .
Subsequent to burning through three days in the cell and the mediation of the Office of the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer and an Assistant Commissioner of Police , the suspect was discharged on safeguard.
However , a request of N 2 m was supposedly made, which was consulted to N 70 , 000 .
" After we paid them N 50, 000 , the police didn' t discharge her (Blessing ) telephone . They said we ought to expedite the rest of the Tuesday when her telephone would be discharged , " a relative told our reporter .
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