By Juliet Ebirim
Seyitan Babatayo, the woman who accused singer Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, popularly often known as D’banj of rape, has formally filed a prison grievance towards the music star.
In a press assertion launched by Babatayo on Wednesday morning, detailing the timeline of occasions since she got here out together with her story, she revealed that she has filed a grievance on the Gender Desk of the Nigerian Police Force Lagos, Police Command Headquarters, Ikeja Lagos.
Recall that early this month Seyitan accused D’Banj of forcing his manner into her lodge room and raping her in 2018.
In the assertion, she confirmed that she was certainly arrested on Tuesday, June 16, and brought to the IGP IRT workplace in Harold Shodipo, Ikeja the place she was detained.
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“Yesterday, Monday, the 22nd of June 2020, I Miss Seyitan Babatayo, formally made a criminal complaint of rape by Mr. Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo popularly known as D’banj at the Gender Desk of the Nigeria Police Force Lagos Police Command Headquarters, Ikeja Lagos,” the assertion reads.
Seyitan revealed that she had tried to present an in depth account of her expertise at Bar Beach Police Station in Victoria Island, Lagos on Saturday, June 6. “That attempt was thwarted by an officer of the law at the said Police barracks,” she stated within the assertion.
She additionally reveals that she was on Tuesday, June 16 arrested by 4 armed cops who gained entry into her house pretending to be a supply agent.
“I spent almost 48 hours at the Police Station, without being charged for a single crime. When I requested to know the reason for the police detention, the police refused to answer, but they continued to treat me like a criminal,” she stated.
She revealed that D’banj by means of his workforce harassed and threatened her, took maintain of her social media accounts and compelled her to say that the allegation was a publicity stunt.
“18th June 2020: I was isolated from my family, coerced, pressured and intimidated in person by D’banj and his team to retract all statements and to announce that my testimony was a publicity stunt.”
She disclosed that her mom, lawyer, and pals couldn’t attain her till activists swung into motion and tracked her utilizing satellite tv for pc mapping.
Seyitan insists that on the time she got here out, she solely requested for an apology by means of her attorneys, that she isn’t after monetary achieve.
She appreciated everybody who stood by her and requested for time to heal, as she’s nonetheless coping with the consequences of the scenario and its aftermath, including that nobody needs to be subjected to what she has been by means of.
“I’m yet to come to terms with the fact that my fundamental human rights were stolen from me. Nobody should have the right to use their name or status to intimidate survivors who speak out or to tamper with justice,” she stated.
As anticipated, Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the brand new growth.
See a few of the reactions under;
The information recently has been so laborious to learn, however we mustn’t ever help the oppressing or silencing of victims by the Police. If Dbanj actually was being falsely accused, then a “defamation of character” lawsuit was the precise transfer – however that is the place it ought to have stopped (1)
— Banky Wellington (@BankyW) June 19, 2020
Dbanj undoubtedly believes within the Nigerian system for him to maneuver with such confidence. What he doesn’t know is that the web is aware of no bounds. Please we’ve to indicate him. At this level, we all know he did this shit. FINISH HIM. SIGN EVERY PETITION THAT CAN TEACH HIM A LESSON.
— mo (@mojbby) June 22, 2020
Dbanj had already sued her N100M for defamation so what was the necessity to use Police to arrest her for two days, seize her telephones, delete all her tweets, inform her to tweet what you need her to & take her to an unknown location. No manner you’ll be able to help this Power Abuse & Wickedness https://t.co/imnttfwa1t
— King Nonny 👑 (@Zaddy_nomso) June 24, 2020
Imagine how a lot crazier that video of Dbanj dancing to olorunmaje is after studying Seyiyan’s press assertion. You did all that and also you suppose it’s different folks which can be wishing you dangerous, you’re the one attracting curses to your self, that’s all of your doing . Mad man
— ebele. (@ebelee_) June 24, 2020
WATCH: D’banj responds to his ‘haters’ on social media. pic.twitter.com/bOQ0DgK752
— P.M. NEWS (@pmnewsnigeria) June 22, 2020
Seyitan has a case with this complete and detailed story however I’m not able to be in her protection neither are you! Y’all ought to simply chill with this dragging as a result of Dbanj shouldn’t be responsible but. May justice prevail and I pray God restores sanity to this evil world 🙏
— Aunty timmie (@timmie__) June 24, 2020
So a lot love and respect for Seyitan. Will be supporting in each manner attainable. https://t.co/N83V7t0FlC
— Fisayo Longe (@FisayoLonge) June 23, 2020
Thankfully, the web does not neglect.
Here’s a hyperlink to Seyitan’s (now) deleted tweets…
I’d prefer to see how the bullies delete it.https://t.co/Ha2cn9isKi
— Mz. B @ CocktailsByMzB! (@PurpleEllipsis) June 17, 2020
Seyitan accused D’Banj a few weeks earlier than this text of sexual assault.
Yesterday at about midday, Seyitan was and remains to be detained in Sodipo Ikeja and hasn’t been granted entry to pals, household or a lawyer attorneys. https://t.co/UqdAlNXfnR
— Kiki Mordi (@kikimordi) June 17, 2020
To my data as an investigative Journalist, having interviewed a number of witnesses, @iamdbanj did NOT have his workforce abduct @seyitannn_ and will probably be keen to talk to police and subpoenaed to courtroom to testify. This case ought to go to courtroom. Fake feminists are throughout this😠 pic.twitter.com/eUkkCaGUo3
— Dr. Kemi Olunloyo (@KemiOlunloyo) June 24, 2020