Remilekun, the spouse of an Ogun State activist, Kunle Garb, who was arrested by Benin Republic police in Nigeria two weeks in the past, has decried the alleged maltreatment of her husband.
Speaking with PUNCH, Remilekun alleged that the Benin Republic police subjected her husband to inhuman therapy within the cell for resisting the safety operatives from encroaching on Nigerian land.
Garb was earlier arrested and detained by the Benin Republic for resisting strikes to encroach on Nigerian land via Igbokofi village within the Yewa-North native authorities space of Ogun state.
The improvement has generated considerations whereas the state authorities additionally known as for assist from the Federal Government to rescue Garb.
In a associated improvement, the spouse mentioned one other Nigerian, Benjamin Amosu, had additionally been arrested and detained for providing to function Garb’s interpreter within the court docket.
Garb’s spouse mentioned, “A Beninese was interpreting for Garb but was implicating him. So, Amosu asked the man to step aside while he interpreted for him.
“After the court session, he was arrested and detained.
“They are taking Amosu to court on Monday, while my husband will be in court on July 13.
“He was later transferred to Porto-Novo and an attempt to get him food was blocked. They did not allow anyone to see him. Government should intervene in this matter.”