Saturday, 14 April 2018

Nollywood Actress Michelle Dede Narrates how she was Assaulted by a Policeman in Lagos

Michelle Dede who is a TV Host and actress, took to her Instagram page to recount how she was assaulted by policemen at Adebimpe Drive in Lekki Phase 1 area of Lagos.

According to Michelle Dede, she has constantly been harassed, she was on her way home from a night vigil when she encountered the Police officers who wanted to search her handbag, specifically her wallet. The actress disclosed she was pushed aggressively by the policeman who kept shouting ‘get out, you dey mad’.

Here’s what she wrote;

This is coming few months after the Lagos State Police Commissioner, Edgal Imohimi, ordered the dismissal of the officer that attacked Tinsel actress April Jojo Muse. This came after a video surfaced online, showing a police officer attacking Ms. Muse, breaking her vehicles windscreen and using tear gas on her.

Lagos state police spokesperson, Sp. Chike Oti, told journalists that;

“The state police commissioner, Edgal Imohimi, after seeing the disturbing video, ordered the arrest of the erring officer.”

After investigation, the officer was found guilty and has been dismissed from the force. Oti added that the officer will be arraigned in court.

“The officer in question that is attached to the Atiwe police station has been arrested and after a summary trial, has been dismissed from the force. He will be arraigned in court today (Wednesday). Be rest assured that justice must be done,” he said.

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