In the meantime, four suspects have been arrested in Akure, Ondo state capital for allegedly stripping a female police inspector, Bosede Ajayi naked.
Gazette news gathered that the victim was part of the Police team from the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department sent to invite a suspect in respect of a case of malicious damage and threat to life.
It was gathered that the policewoman was badly humiliated, manhandled, and stripped naked on the alleged order of one Oladele Samuel, the gang leader.
Confirming the attack on its officers, the state commissioner of Police, Bolaji Salami said “in April 20, at about 1000hrs, a team of policemen from State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department was sent to invite a suspect in respect of a case of Malicious Damage and threat to life.
“On getting to the scene, the Police team was attacked by some hoodlums, and Inspector Ajayi Bosede was badly humiliated, manhandled, and stripped naked on the order of one Oladele Samuel, the gang leader.
The commissioner explained that “Oladele Samuel practically inflicted injuries on the said policewoman and promised to kill anyone who dares him. W/Inspr Ajayi Bosede in the process lost her warrant card, a bunch of keys and a wallet containing eighty thousand naira (₦80,000.00) cash” he said.
However, the said Oladele Samuel and his gang were subsequently arrested.
The commissioner said the four suspects would soon be charged to court after the completion of the investigation.
He added that the state police command would not tolerate such inhuman treatment of any of his officers.
Salami said the command would not treat the matter with levity adding that the attack on security personnel was unacceptable and condemnable.