A human rights organization,the Centre for Human Rights and Social
Justice (CHRSJ) has reported the Police officers attached to the Bode
Thomas Police Station in Lagos to the Inspector General of
Police(IGP), Police Service Commission (PSC) and other authorities
over alleged kidnapping, illegal arrest, extortion and other illegal
It also called on the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu
to beam searchlight into the Meiran Police Station where one Saheed
Asimiyu with phone number;-08107283465, were kidnapped in June this
year over Trump-up charge by Woman Police officer Folake with phone
number:-07061006690 and officer Ade,the manfriend to an hairdreess
called Omotolani Aina with phone number- 07044070791, in the area, who
raised trum-up allegation gainst Asimiyu,until the intervention of the
Centre(CHRSJ) and Ojodu Police Station where one Inspector Monday with
phone number 08168071913 and his team, failed to properly investigate
attack on one Ademola Azeez with phone number:-08028594042.
It was against this backdrop that the Centre wrote a strong worded
Petition Letter dated June 8th, 2020 and signed by the CHRSJ’s
Executive Chairman, Comrade Adeniyi Alimi Sulaiman and copies were
made available to newsmen on Saturday and forwarded to the office of
IGP,Chairman Police Service Commission (PSC),Assistant Inspector
of Police in charge of Zone 2 comprises of Lagos and Ogun States and
Lagos State commissioner of police, calling for proper investigation
of the alleged officers in the Petition Letter.
It added that one Bolaji who called himself a relative of Hon. Femi
Gbajabiamila, the Speaker, House of representatives, Abubakar of
Iponri Estate and their driver with phone number 08022376148 in
collaboration with Inspector Daniel of Bode Thomas Police State
attacked the a Car dealer, Mallam Mustapha Abdulfatai with phone
number:-08063137192 by damaging his vehicle and refused to repair it
because they claimed of knowing Hon. Gbajabiamila before Inspector
Daniel, adding that they warned the Car dealer not to request for the
repair of his car again.
Meanwhile, It furher alleged one Inspector Nasiru with Phone
number—08034254018 attached to Bode Thomas Police Station of leading
a team of Police to kidnapp one Michael Oluwaseun Ajala of No 24,Olowu
Street,Ikeja, Lagos with phone number:-08135080208 recently , on the
illegal instruction of one Alhaji Bolarinwa Raheem with phone
number-08185792544, the Manager,Total Filling Station,Olusosun
Bus-Stop along Oregun-Ojota road, Lagos.
The group alleged that the victim (Michael) was kidnapped by the
Police on 27th of September,2020 around 9 o’clock in the morning and
his family members were looking for him by visiting Mortuaries around
the area,Ijora Police Station, Ojota Police Station ,Orile-Iganmu/Mile
2 Police Station until the following morning when the Centre
intervened through its leadership and Micheal was released by the
Police at the Total Filling Station.
While reporting to the CHRSJ what he went through in the hand of the
Police on the instruction of Alhaji Raheem, Michael said that they
caused psychological and social trauma for him, for no offence than
help his father to pay sum of Thirty-Two thounsand naira (N32,000) to
Alhaji Bolarinwa Raheem few months ago at the Police Station and the
Police thought that he would still have money they could extort
presently after his father had travelled to their home town.
The group therefore called on the Police authority, particularly, the
Lagos State Commissioner of Police to fish out Inspector Nasiru and
his team for necessary disciplinary action.
Comrade Adeniyi, Alimi Sulaiman,
Executive Chairman, CHRSJ,