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Man beaten by Police officer for scratching his car

Mr Alkanaolu Smart, was returning from work through Cele express to Ikotun-Egbe, where he boarded Keke Napep (Tricycle) going to Ikotun egbe. He got to Jakande estate and alighted because of heavy traffic.

According to reports, a senior police officer DSP, Adeola Timothy Falowo,  came down from his jeep and attacked him, mistaking him for the Keke rider, whom he said scratched his pathfinder jeep. Smart's attempt to explain that he was a passenger not the rider proved abortive,  and before Smart could explain himself further, he began to beat him and hit his head with an object, some people joined him in beating Mr Smart.

After he was beaten, Falowo pushed Smart into his trunk and took him to Ejigbo Police Division, where he was detained and made to pay N65,000 before he was released.Akhanolu-SmartMr Smart was inflicted with serious injuries and his health has deteriorated that he has been taken to different hospitals where he was rejected due to the severity of the injuries. He was later taken to university of Benin teaching hospital, UBTH where it was confirmed by the doctors that he had internal bleeding which caused total break down of his nervous system. He has since spent over N600,000, yet no improvement.

Efforts to contact Mr Falowo for assistance proved abortive, and he is even threatening to deal with him if he should call again.

2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. ubesie chukwuebuka chidiogo

    November 26, 2014 at 2:45 pm

    I advice the government should get those policemen involve in this act even those that beats him and detained them one by one and make sure they are withdraw from NIGERIA Police because no one is allowed to take laws into his own hands.

  2. Ejinwa Anthony

    November 29, 2014 at 12:42 pm

    this is the height of madness how can a police officer just beat up a person for scratching his car….even it for real Is’t how u deal with someone that scratch ur car, the authorities should look in to it and make sure the useless police officer pays for all he has done

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