The family of a 20-year-old fashion designer, Ayomide Taiwo who was brutalized to death by a bribe-seeking Police Officer in Osun State, has cried out to well meaning Nigerians to intervene in the case to avoid it being swept under the carpet.
It was gathered that the Police officer, Ago Egharevba was supposed to be arraigned in court (Monday) but was not because the State Police Command said it was still conducting its investigation.
In a comprehensive reports, published by SOJ WORLDWIDE ONLINE NEWS that the 20-year-old Fashion Designer, Ayomide was allegedly brutalised by Inspector Egharevba with the butt of the gun over N50 bribe.
Ayomide died at 08:30 am on Sunday after six days in coma at the Ladoke Akintola Teaching Hospital (LAUTECH), Osogbo, where he was receiving treatment.
Ayomide who was the on Tuesday, attacked alongside his brother, Wasiu Taiwo at Ibokun and sustained an open injury on his head.
“We are looking for more evidence before the accused could be charged to court. The police will charge Inspector Ago to court immediately after we finished our investigation.” The PPRO, Yemisi Opalola had said.
In a chat with Newsmen on Tuesday, the elder brother of the deceased, Taiwo Olaire called on Nigerians to ensure the family gets justice in the case.
He also said the family would resist all possible means by the Police to bury the case.
Olaire said the family are patiently waiting for the Police to conclude its investigation before deciding on the next move.
In his words, “we won’t allow the Police bury the case, we are going to do everything within our means to ensure we get justice. We are waiting for the Police to conclude their investigation, we are following the case keenly.
“We also appeal to well meaning Nigerians, Human Rights activists to come to our aid and support us in getting justice in this case.”
He also lamented the death of his brother, saying the hard working lad who just did freedom from his apprienticeship was wasted because of N50 bride.
Echoing a similar views, Mr Segun Agboola, who is a younger brother to the mother of the deceased said police Authorities should ensure justice prevails on the matter.
Agboola who said the suspected killer police should be charged to a competent court and be made to face his music in accordance with the law so as to serve as deterrent to other policemen.
He also sought for the compensation for the parents of late Ayomide , saying the vacuum the deceased left would be very difficult to fill
However, the Nigeria Police Force has said it has dismissed Inspector Egharevba.
The dismissed officer was attached to Ibokun Divisional Police Headquarters.
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