MS MOBILE LOGO



« | »

Pregnant Woman Dies in Police Custody (PHOTO)


A pregnant woman who was in labour died today after she was allegedly delayed by police officers for not wearing a face mask in the Ogun Waterside local government area of Ogun state.

 

According to reports, the deceased, Waidat Adedeji, went into labour and was being rushed on a motorcycle by one of her children to the Ita-Otu General hospital when they were stopped by police officers at Sowore checkpoint. The police officers inquired why they were not wearing face masks and also not obeying the social distancing order of the state government.

It was gathered that the policemen allegedly delayed the motorcyclist for hours before they were later released. The woman reportedly died some minutes after.

 

Youths in the area blamed the police for her death. As a way of protest, they took her corpse and dumped it at the Abigi Divisional Police Headquarters.

 

Confirming the incident to Tribune, the spokesperson of the state police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, denied the claim that police officers caused the pregnant woman’s death.

 

“Our officers were not responsible for the pregnant woman’s death. There were three occupants on a motorcycle as against the directive of the state government that only two people should occupy a motorcycle at a time. They were stopped and interrogated on why they did not obey the sit at home order. They informed the police that the woman was being conveyed to hospital for delivery, and having noticed that the woman was in pains, our men allowed them to proceed,” he said

TRENDING SONGS

Song NIGERIA: MUSIC: Timaya – Gra Gra Song CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Diogo Jota Scores Hat-Trick as Liverpool thrash Atalanta 5-0 Song GHANA: MUSIC/VIDEO: Sarkodie ft. Kuami Eugene – Happy Day Song NIGERIA: Lil Kesh – Zoom (Cover) Song NIGERIA: VIDEO: Olamide ft. Bella Shmurda – Triumphant Song NIGERIA: MUSIC: Banky W ft. 2Baba, Waje, Seun Kuti, Timi Dakolo, Brookstone, LCGC – Talk and Do Song #EndSARS: COVID-19 Palliatives warehouse discovered in Calabar Song #EndSARS: Soldiers took lekki toll-gate dead bodies away, recounts Dj Switch (WATCH VIDEO) Song #EndSARS: THROWBACK THURSDAY: Eedris Abdulkareem – Jaga Jaga Song #EndSARS: End Police Brutality in Nigeria Today!

CLICK TO DROP YOUR COMMENT

Share this post with your friends on


0 Responses

Leave a Reply

NOTE:- Make your comment a bit long to get it approved.



Go Back To The Top

« | »


Looking for something? Search below




My9jastreet promotion