WOMAN TELLS JUDICIAL PANEL POLICE MADE HER SON TO COMMIT SUICIDE AFTER LOSING N7.7 MILLION
One Mrs Funmi Akinade has accused the Police of being responsible to the death of her son, Seyi Akinade, who committed suicide.
Giving details of what transpired between her son and the Police, Mrs Akinade, a petitioner at the ongoing Judicial Panel of Investigation, explained that her late son, Seyi Akinade had lost more than seven million naira to forex trading on February 3, 2020, due to his illegal arrest and detention by Police officers from Obada-Oko Police Station, Abeokuta.
She said that Police raided his hostel and locked him and 16 other students up through out the night for no known cause.
Speaking while defending her petition before the Judicial Panel, Mrs Akinade said her son, Seyi Akinade lost N7.7 million to forex trade while in the Police illegal detention which eventually led him to commit suicide.
She revealed that after the huge loss incurred by her son, he became depressed and resorted to committing suicide by drinking a poisonous liquid substance confirmed by a medical doctor to be Snipper.
Note that Judicial Panel of Investigation was set up by the Ogun State government to investigate complaints of victims of police brutality, human rights violations and extra judicial killings by security operatives within the State.