Vincent Aiyeki, a person from Orogho group within the Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State, has accused the state Commissioner of Police, Philip Ogbadu, of releasing a suspect who shot at him and two others some weeks in the past.
Aiyeki alleged that Osahon Imaru, who allegedly employed some thugs to assault him, used his ties with the police boss to safe bail for a major suspect within the case.
He stated the suspect, who was arrested in a case of tried homicide, has now been launched though justice had not but been served.
Aiyeki advised SaharaReporters that bother began when Imaru referred to as for a gathering of Orogho group with out the consent of the Enogie, who’s the pinnacle of the group.
He acknowledged that when he and two others, Nosakhare Ogunsuyi and Saturday Omogiate demanded to know if Enogie was conscious of the purported assembly, Imaru recognized them as Enogie boys and ordered his males to begin taking pictures at them.
According to Aiyeki, it took the grace of God for them to flee from the bloody scene.
He additional acknowledged that as law-abiding residents of Nigeria, they forwarded a petition to the Commissioner of Police via their lawyer to analyze to cost the culprits to court docket.
He, nevertheless, stated he was astonished that whereas they have been nonetheless receiving therapy in an undisclosed hospital. He added that the principal suspect, Osaro Imaru, who ought to be arrested for tried homicide, was the one who approached the Commissioner of Police for the one suspect arrested in reference to the matter to be granted bail.
He lamented that as a substitute of arresting Imaru, the Commissioner of Police graciously launched the suspect to him.
He appealed to the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 5, to come back to his help by ordering the arrest of all these concerned within the taking pictures to function a lesson to these terrorising communities with arms.
Aiyeki additionally appealed to the Oba of Benin and the Assistant Inspector General of Police to warning the police boss, alleging he had concluded a plan to pervert justice in a case of tried homicide reported in opposition to Imaru.
Aiyeki stated, “My identify is Vincent Aiyeki from Orogho group in Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State. Osahon Imaru shot at me and the commissioner of police launched him; he has boasted that they’ve a reference to the commissioner and that nothing will occur.
“I’m pleading with the AIG to name this man to order, I do not perceive how somebody who shot at me can go to the station to bail somebody who was arrested and that particular person can be launched to him.
“The AIG ought to name this man to warning this man so I can get justice. Imaru has been going about, boasting that nothing will occur to him. Today is my sixth day on the hospital mattress. I’m but to be discharged, however the one who shot at us has been launched. I used to be shot at, the police haven’t even checked up on me and the particular person has already been launched due to their ties with the federal government.
“Does this mean the government wants these people to keep going around killing people? That’s why I am pleading that they should call Imaru to order. I want to know what I did to offend him.”