A gaggle, Behind Bars Human Rights Foundation, has alleged that officers of the Intelligence Response Team in Owerri, Imo State, arrested a younger woman and turned her right into a maid of their custody.
The group said that the 21-year-old woman, Glory Okolie, sat for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Exam on June 17, and was picked up on the identical day.
This was contained in an announcement by the Director-General of the group, Harrison Gwamnishu.
According to him, Okolie’s members of the family had looked for her in hospitals and mortuaries however the search yielded no constructive outcome.
However, a younger man who was launched from IRT custody knowledgeable them he noticed the girl on the workplace washing and cooking for the officers after which the household sought to bail her.
Gwamnishu said that the efforts of the members of the family to safe the bail of their daughter proved abortive.
He stated the group’s investigation, nevertheless, revealed that she had been taken to Abuja as a member of the Indigenous People of Biafra/ Eastern Security Network.
The group urged the IGP Complaint Response Unit Abuja and the brand new IRT head, DCP Tunji Disu, to launch an investigation into the problem and rescue the younger woman.
The assertion learn, “21-year-old Miss Glory Okolie who enrolled for 2021 UTME has been in police detention since 17th June 2021 till date.
“She left the house and never returned. Since 17th June, her family had searched for her in hospitals and mortuaries but couldn’t find her.
“Towards the end of June 2021, a young man who was freed from the IRT office Tiger Base Owerri told the Okolie family that he saw Glory in the custody of IRT officers cooking and washing clothes for them.
”The household instantly went to IRT workplace and requested to see Glory and bail her out and until date, it’s been one story or the opposite.
“The IRT officers allegedly continued to extort the family and denied them access to see Glory. Our team launched an investigation and discovered Glory has been transferred to Abuja and tagged IPOB/ESN member.
“Behind Bars Human Rights Foundation wishes to draw the attention of IGP Complaint Response Unit Abuja and the new IRT head DCP Tunji Disu to rescue Glory who has now become a maid in Nigeria police custody.
”Attached are proof of all the cash extorted and paid into an account supplied by the IRT officers by the household of Glory.”