Three female cops who went to make a capture at Oregbeni quarters in Ikpoba-Okha neighborhood government zone of Edo State were on Wednesday beaten and stripped bare
. The cops are presently getting treatment at an undisclosed hospital.they were welcomed by a landowner in the region to arrest one of her occupants when a fracas resulted. The Nation accumulated that inconvenience began when the occupant demanded scrubbing down before setting off to the police headquarters yet the cops said she should follow them. A fracas followed and different inhabitants in the region joined the tenant to beat and stripped the cops. The landlord who gave her name as Mrs. Okebuse said she welcomed the police on the grounds that she had given the occupants quit notice.
“When the police came to make arrest, they started fighting the police. I ran for my life and hid in the other compound.”
An eyewitness said the landlady uses police to harass her tenants.
“The woman was taking her bath and the police officers refused to allow the woman to take her bath,”
The state’s Police Commissioner, Foluso Adebanjo, who expressed disappointment at the attack, said the police would not take the attack likely.Adebanjo said the attackers would be made to face the full wrath of the law.
He said suspects arrested have already been charged to court.