Lagos Police Station in sex-for-bail scandal

1781, Adebukola Mowette

Sex-for-bail scandal is swirling around the Ilaje Police Division in Bariga area of Lagos State as male officers particularly one person simply identified as Egi is accused of sexually harassing a widow, Mrs. Adebukola Mowette.

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“He(Egi) fondled my breasts and threatened to ensure I rot in prison if I refused to sleep with him. He said in jail, they will shave the hairs on my private parts and those on my head,” The Nation quoted Mrs. Mowette who was detained at the station to have said.

According to the paper, the alleged vile sexual attack has been brought to the notice of Commissioner of Police Imohimi Edgal who in turn ordered the Gender Unit of the Command to investigate it.

Quoting the police chief, the paper wrote “Please, always bring matters like these to my attention. I assure you it will be investigated, the truth established and actions taken.”



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