Police after my life, witness in Ekiti murder case alleges

A police observer, Isa Abubakar, has shouted out over supposed danger to his life by police agents who are associated with an instance of homicide of Elijah Ogor in Ayegbaju Ekiti, in Oye Local Government Area of the state.

Ogor was murdered by a presumed Fulani herder, just recognized as Babuga in February.

Abubakar, 45, who is a Fulani from Ilorin, Kwara State, had seen the fallout of a homicide of an Igede man in Ayegbaju Ekiti by the speculate who was later captured in Ido Ekiti, yet the argument has from that point forward betrayed him.

Addressing newsmen in Ado Ekiti on Monday with his better half, Fatimah, Abubakar said he just helped the police to get the suspect, however the manner in which his life had been compromised supposedly by police officers responsible for the case over the most recent multi week talks volume about what truly is the remain of the police on the issue.

''I thought about the episode when some Igede individuals came to me with cleavers and different hazardous weapons after Ogor was killed fiercely in his ranch. They said I'm the Fulani man they know, so they wanted to assault me until certain indigenes of the town halted them.

''I called the Seriki Abashe, the leader of the Fulani individuals around there who lives in Ido Ekiti. He guided me to affirm the rate and I went there with some cops. Soon thereafter, he called to advise me that the suspect had been captured and we should desire him.

Abubakar said the suspect was given over to the police in Oye Ekiti, however inconvenience began when the case was moved to Lokoja, the Zone 8 home office of the Nigeria Police.

He stated: ''I was called by a cop in Oye and approached to make myself accessible for an outing to Lokoja. I was prepared to go yet they had one reason or the other for around three days, so we couldn't make the trek.

"They began undermining me from that point forward, saying I would respond in due order regarding the homicide on the off chance that I don't make myself accessible. They even went to my home twice to scan for what I don't have the foggiest idea."

He said he was prepared to conform to the solicitation until data got to him that he was going to be attracted and harmed in Lokoja on the grounds that the suspect had an association with some noticeable Nigerians, and he was going to be discharged.

He, consequently, approached the police expert to explore the case as the reports he had made had not ceased the danger.

Tread Started by: Christian Uriel On 5:57pm Jun 24