APC Chieftain Arrested for Wife Battery

The Ogun State police Command on Monday announced that it has arrested a fleeing politician who allegedly battered wife, Victoria Awosanya. Days back, the news about Mrs Awosanya who was seriously assaulted and injured by her husband, Bashorun Bayo Awosanya of Sagamu in Ogun State made headlines.

In a statement signed by the Ogun State PPRO, DSP Muyiwa Adejobi, it was disclosed that the suspect personally reported himself to the Sagamu Divisional Police Officer, CSP Lawal Adebowale, around 8 am on Monday due to the threats issued and pressure mounted on him to show up before he would be declared wanted by the police.

Adejobi also told Street Journal that Bashorun Awosanya confessed to the offence of wounding levelled against him and has been transferred to the Department of Criminal Investigaion for necessary investigation. “He will be charged to court immediately we conclude our investigation”, he said.

The Police ommand also reiterated its zero tolerance for domestic or gender violence, child abuse,human trafficking and other related offences.

The Cmmissioner of Police, Ogun State, CP Ikemefuna Okoye assured the general public particularly interested NGOs and Civil Society Organisations of his readiness to support their fights against these afore mentioned crimes in order to have a better society.

Author: NewsAdmin

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