Police Probe Rape Allegation after Raid on Abuja Sex Workers
The Attention of FCT Police Command has been drawn to serious allegations of rape against some of its members on social, print and electronic media. This was said to have occurred on 27thApril, 2019 when some suspected commercial sex workers were raided by the FCTA Joint Task Team comprising of the Department of Development Control, Abuja Environment Protection Board (AEPB), and the Social Development Secretariat at Caramelo Night Club, Utako, and also while they were kept at Utako Division.
The Command as a responsible corporate citizen, views the allegations seriously. Consequently, a high powered team was constituted to investigate the veracity of the allegation. In this regard invitations were sent out to relevant individuals that may assist in getting to the root of the matter.
The Command wishes to assure members of the public of its zero tolerance for unprofessional disregard to human rights and stiff punishments will be meted out to erring officers.
ASP DANJUMA GAJERE TANIMU,
FOR: Police Public Relations Officer,
FCT Police Command,
The Nigeria Police,