Two officers of the National Drugs’ Law Enforcement Agency on a particular responsibility from Ogwashi Uku command headquarters in Delta State have been arrested and detained on the Sapele Police Station over the demise of a 50-year-old alleged medication vendor, Ilaya Christine.
It was alleged that Christine who was dealing in marijuana and different exhausting medication was arrested by the medication’ enforcement officers from the Ogwashi Uku command for being in possession of exhausting medication.
The deceased’s buddy, Friday Akpotor, stated Christine was arrested by the NDLEA officers numbering about 14 with two autos at about 9am and brought away, just for them to return him half-dead after torture.
Another supply near the Ilaya household stated Christine was “raided by NDLEA men over possession of drugs and taken away. Minutes later, they brought him back feeling unwell and it was the wife and some of the officers who took him to the clinic and left for the Central Hospital where he died.”
He added, “Obviously, they beat him to death and as I speak to you, his corpse has been deposited at the Sapele General Hospital mortuary by the police and the NDLEA officers without even contacting the family.”
A bunch of youths who assembled on the Tropical space, in Amukpe the place the deceased was arrested, additionally pointed accusing fingers on the company for brutally killing their brother.
“We will not accept this and soon you will know what we can do,” a few of them threatened.