police v. former minister, Gbagi’s lawsuit to block the investigation
Police Inspector General Mohammed Adamu on Thursday asked the Abuja Federal High Court to allow police to investigate former Education Minister Kenneth Gbagi over alleged personnel abuse, NAN reports.
Gbagi was accused of ordering four of his employees to be stripped and photographed for the theft at his Signatious Hotel in Effurun, Delta.
On September 30, 2020, Gbagi filed a Basic Rights Compliance Statement with Judge Taiwo Taiwo, requesting that police and others not arrest or detain him.
NAN says that in a sworn statement filed by IG attorney and Delta State Police Commissioner Lukman Fagbemi, police said they were required to invite Gbagi on petitions to answer questions.
The security agency told the court that it had petitioned against Gbagi’s alleged order to strip and photograph three female and one male staff members of her son, Egba Gbagi.
The aforementioned petition also stated that the plaintiff in this case ordered his son to post the aforementioned nude photo on the Internet after his son took it, which he did, insulting and degrading the identity of the staff. Male and female character. …
“A copy of this image is attached as SHOW B,” noted Fagbemi.
Judge Taiwo postponed the case until March 11 for a hearing.
The workers’ streak sparked outrage after the photos were circulated on social media.
Nigerians and civil society organizations have demanded that the police investigate and bring Gbagi and his son to justice.