Operatives of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) have arrested a security operative attached to Bisi Fayemi, wife of the Governor of Ekiti State.
Naija News reports that this was made known by the Ekiti State Government on Wednesday.
The security detail was nabbed for rape. The incident allegedly took place on Monday July 5, 2021, in Abuja.
Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Olawale Fapounda promised to make the culprit face the full wrath of the law.
The official disclosed that the matter is now under probe by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command.
“The case is now being handled by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), FCT Command Headquarters of the Nigeria Police Force”, he said.
The state government promised to cooperate fully with the investigation team to ensure justice.
The victim is receiving extensive psycho-social and legal support to cope with the trauma. Her identity is being protected.
Meanwhile, members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)’s Eastern Security Network (ESN) have killed two soldiers during a clash with troops at Adani community in Uzo-Uwani Council Area of Enugu State.
This was made known in a statement by the Director Army Public Relations Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu.
According to the army statement, troops successfully repelled the attack by ESN terrorists.
The troops were deployed to check the activities of gunmen in the community before gunmen attacked their location at Iggah/Asaba checkpoint.