Police Release Ekiti Nursing Mother Brutalised At Checkpoint To Her Husband On Bail

 The Police in Ekiti have freed Mrs Toyin Adeyeye,the American returnee who was arrested and detained by the Police Command  after being  brutalized for refusing  to bribe policemen at a checkpoint.

A  family source confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria, in Ado Ekiti on Sunday.

He said that the woman was released to her husband late Saturday night on administrative bail.

According to the source, Toyin’s husband, Akanni Adeyeye  has taken her to a private hospital in the Ado Ekiti for the treatment of bruises on her body, as well as the trauma she suffered in the hands of the police.

Toyin and her two-month-old baby, along with her brother, were detained from Friday up till Saturday night, before being released.

Mr Abdullahi Chafe, the Ekiti state police commissioner accused  Toyin of slapping one of his men at a checkpoint and tearing his uniform.

Chafe spoke in a reaction to the social media outrage against the policemen for brutalising the woman.

Chafe said Toyin committed the  offence at the checkpoint when she was  asked to prove the ownership of the car in which she was being driven. -PUNCH

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