February 19, 2019

Man Dies After Police Insist On N20,000 Bail

A 45-year old man, that gives by the name, Osifo Okeguare, has reportedly died in police cell at the Ekpoma Divisional Police headquarters in Esan West local government areas of Edo State, The Nation reports.

Memo Naija gathered that the police detained him after his family could not raise the N20, 000 demanded to release him on bail - out of which they were able to raise N15,000 according to Activist, Mr. Kola Edokpayi.
But spokesman for the Edo Police Command, DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, said the late Osifo and one Richard Femi, on February 10, 2019, were arrested while attempting to steal a motorcycle where it was parked.
DSP Nwabuzor said Osifo took ill while in police cell and was taken to the Eremosele hospital in Ekpoma for treatment where he later died.
Nwabuzor said his corpse was deposited at the Iruekpen General hospital for autopsy examination.
He appealed to members of the family to remain calm and law abiding until the autopsy examination is made known.

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