Edo - Three female police officers from Oregbeni Police Station, Ikpoba Hill, Benin, were physically assaulted and stripped naked by tenants in Edo State, Vanguard reports.
The officers had gone to the area to arrest a tenant on the invitation of a landlady at Oregbeni quarter when angry residents swooped down on them, physically assaulted and stripped them naked.
The landlady, Okebuse, confirmed that she invited the police because she had given the tenants quit notice and they refused to leave her house.
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The affected police officers were taken to an undisclosed hospital in Benin, the state capital where they are currently receiving treatment.
Police Commissioner, Foluso Adebanjo, who expressed disappointment at the attack, said the suspects had already been charged to court.
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- News 24