Following the viral video of a slay queen who was stripped and brutally assaulted by a mob the League of Patriotic Lawyers has given Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Olusegun Odumosu, 24 hours to uncover those behind the torture.
Ground Pepper was inserted into the privates of a young lady, who was accused of stealing a mobile phone in the viral video.
Reportedly, the young woman who was a victim of the mob was accused of stealing the phone from the man she had just had sex with in a hotel room in Benin City.
The man who accused her of stealing his phone after the hot steamy sex session dragged her to a native doctor at Ugbiyokho area of Ekehuan Road, Benin.
The notorious ‘babalawo’ pronounced his judgement on her, despite her pleas of innocence, thus prompting the mob action against the hapless victim.
Eye witnesses revealed to Happenings that the man crying wolf may have been a ploy to avoid paying the slay queen the agreed sum after the sex romp.
The young lady who is yet to be identified was heard crying and pleading with her oppressors not to carry out the horrible act but the mob persisted.
In a statement by the Chairman of the platform and former Student Union President of the University of Benin, Mr. Abubakar Yesufu, the police and DSS were urged to investigate and bring the perpetrators to book.
The League of Patriotic Lawyers has given the Edo State Commissioner of Police 24 hours to arrest and commence prosecution of all the street urchins behind this barbaric, inhuman, wicked, ungodly and unacceptable act, whose video has gone viral on the social media.
Failure to unravel the perpetrators would lead to serious legal consequences against the various security agencies, especially the Police and Director of DSS in the state. This ungodly act shows that law and order have broken down in Benin.
We call on the governor, who is undoubtedly unaware of this devilish act, and the Secretary to the State Government, a very hard working and God-fearing man, to ensure that the perpetrators are tracked and punished accordingly.
We are not concerned about the merit of this case at this moment, but the exhibition of extreme cruelty which is completely alien to our revered culture and tradition.’’Abubakar Yesufu
Reportedly some of the men who perpetrated the dastardly act are in police custody while others have gone into hiding.