Police Arrest 3 Suspects, for Allegedly Torturing a Lady Over Phone Theft In Edo State

Police authority in Edo state has arrested three persons in connection with a video in which one Miss Favour Ada, was allegedly stripped naked and tortured over phone theft.

It was gathered that Ada was allegedly accused of stealing an iPhone worth over N400,000, at Ugbiyoko, axis of Benin.

The video of the alleged torture went viral on social media, showing the 25-year-old stripped naked and being tortured.

The video showed how grounded pepper was inserted into her private part after severe torture by her attackers.

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The victim was heard from the video pleading for mercy from her attacker that she didn’t steal any phone.

It was gathered that the victim who was seriously injured, is presently receiving treatment at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH).

A source at the Edo state police command, who spoke to our reporter in confidence said that three suspects have been arrested in connection with the incident.

“They accused her of stealing an iPhone worth about N440,000 and did all that to her,” he said.

When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Chidi Nwabuzor, said he is attending a conference in Abuja with the state Commissioner of police, Hakeem Odumosu.


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