The Osun State Police Command has detained some officers of the command who were alleged to have maltreated a woman, Blessing Mba.
Spokesperson for the Command, Yemisi Opalola, said the Commissioner of Police, Wale Olokode, ordered that policemen who were accused of brutalising the woman be detained at the State Criminal Investigation Department, Osogbo.
The statement read in part, “The woman involved was invited. The police located her house and when summoned, she requested to enter her house to dress up. The police waited for about an hour after which they didn’t see her come out of the house; they were forced to enter the house to check her, but she was nowhere to be found.
“She was suspected to have escaped from the backyard and immediately switched off her phone since then. I collected her number and called her severally; her number hasn’t been going through since yesterday till now
“We were in the office with the CP till 11pm yesterday night (Monday) looking for any possible way to locate the woman. Notwithstanding, the CP has ordered the policemen involved to be detained at the State CID, while the DPO, CSP Adekunle Ige, was told to report to the CP’s office this morning. The DPO has been issued an official query.”