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Police arraign former Okowa’s aide, Friday Eluro for alleged assault on housewife in Delta

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The Delta State Police Command in its bid for quick dispensation of justice on Wednesday, arraigned in Court one Friday Eluro of Boji Boji Owa and two others, following a trending video of a woman that was stripped necked.

The said Friday Eluro was a former aide to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and a former Chief in Owa Kingdom of Ika North East Local Government Area, Delta State.

He was said to have more than twenty boys in his compound, whom allegedly he uses for his nefarious activities. The video attracted public attention and sympathy.

In the light of the above, a team of SAKCCS on the 7/2/2019 between 1600hrs and 1700hr, swung into action, tracked the suspect to his compound at Boji Boji Owa and arrested him with two others though not without resistance.

The Police after their investigation, on Wednesday arraigned the said Friday Eluro and two others to Ashaka Magistrate court for his despicable act of abduction torture and dehumanizing treatment of stripping a woman naked.

The volatile nature of his community has informed the reason for applying for assumption of jurisdiction to Ashaka Magistrate court and he has since been remanded in Kwale prison.

The Police in a release signed by its Acting Police Public Relations Officer in the State, ASP Chucks Orisewezie, a copy made available to newsmen in Asaba, disclosed that the Police authority was, however ,prepared to deal with any act of crime and criminality by any means legally possible, and assured members of the public of its commitment to their safety and security at all times.

Meanwhile, the Delta State Police Command has arraigned in Court three suspects namely, Uvwiejitobor Akpevwe ,m, (2) Alfred Joseph ,m, (3) David Ukiri ,m, all from Udu in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State, who claimed to be vigilante detailed by their local government Chairman to escort their electoral materials after sorting and sharing.

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The three suspects were on Wednesday arraigned at Chief Magistrate Court Asaba to serve as a deterrent to who would be offenders and as well as to inform members of the public that the sole responsibility of securing INEC materials, INEC offices/officials, polling units, collation centers, racks rest squarely on the Police in collaboration with other approved security agencies.

The Police authority, however, said it will not hesitate to arrest and prosecute any offender according to the law, while assuring members of the public of its commitment to the security and safety.

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