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Father cries for justice over alleged killing of son by soldiers

An Ilesa-based property agent, David Adekunle has lamented the death of his son, Yinka Adekunle whereas within the detention of the Nigerian Military Infantry Battalion Barracks, Ibodi, Ilesa.

Adekunle had disclosed that his automobile supplier son was allegedly tortured to death by some troopers connected to the battalion.

In keeping with him, “My 37-year-old solely son, Yinka, was having a swell time along with his two associates at a beer parlor when a violent argument ensued between them and two troopers who had been in mufti.

“The troopers were purportedly known as their colleague who got here and arrested one in all them, whereas Yinka and the opposite escaped abandoning his automobile on the spot.

“My son later contacted the troopers who reportedly requested him to come back with fifty thousand nairas to bail his automobile at their barracks at Ibodi.”

Adekunle defined that, “on attending to the barracks, on my son’s invitation to come back and bail him out. I used to be instructed by the troopers manning the gate to go and see him at Ayeso police station. On the police station, I used to be directed to the Wesley guild hospital.”

Adekunle, who said that he was shocked to see the lifeless physique of his son on a slab within the morgue, additionally known as on the navy to research the circumstances surrounding the ugly incident and convey those that had been concerned within the further judicial killing to ebook.

He demanded that the officer answerable for the barracks ought to be held chargeable for the heinous crime.

He claimed that his son’s buddy, who was allegedly subjected to identical torture, is presently on intensive care on the emergency unit of an undisclosed hospital.

Refuting the allegation, the Commanding Officer of the infantry barracks, Lieutenant Tobi Adedapo, described it as unfounded and baseless.

Father cries for justice over alleged killing of a son by troopers


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