A police inspector, Hosea Yakubu, has died after he was allegedly tortured by 4 navy males at Eleme Petrochemical gate, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, a SaharaReporters report has proven.
It was gathered that Yakubu was overwhelmed to a pulp by the troopers hooked up to the corporate final week Sunday for driving in opposition to visitors.
A brother to Yakubu stated the deceased and two different officers have been getting back from regular patrol duties when on account of visitors gridlock alongside Eleme they determined to drive in opposition to the traditional movement.
On approaching the petrochemical gate, he stated they have been stopped by somebody on mufti, not understanding he was a navy personnel, who challenged them for driving in opposition to visitors.
This led to argument with the navy personnel on mufti slapping the police driver.
Nonetheless, when Yakubu got here right down to problem him, the opposite troopers joined their colleague and the entire thing escalated right into a battle.
He stated one of many troopers took a heavy plank and smashed Yakubu on the top.
“He fell down and couldn’t transfer. He was subsequently rushed to the closest hospital from the place he was referred to UPTH and admitted on the ICU.
“After 24 hours on admission, he gave up. Up till immediately, neither the police nor the navy have stated something or taken motion to deliver the culprits to ebook,” the sufferer’s brother stated.