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Nigerian Professor arrested for beating Police orderly who refuses to do house chores



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The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has strongly condemned the recent grievous assault of a female Police Officer, Inspector Teju Moses, by her principal, Professor Zainab Duke Abiola and other persons.

According to a statement issued on Thursday by Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the IGP condemned the attack on the woman, which was also aided by her principal’s domestic staff comprising her house maid, one Rebecca Enechido and a male suspect currently at large.

The statement says: “Zainab Duke, an Mbaise born activist, grievously assaulted her orderly in company of some accomplices on Tuesday 20th September, 2022 at her residence in Garki, Abuja, due to the refusal of the orderly to breach professional ethics by carrying out menial and domestic chores at her house.

According to the statement, “The IGP has directed the express prosecution of the arrested suspects who are currently in Police custody, as the preliminary investigation shows overwhelming evidence of culpability on the part of the Professor and her domestic staff.

“The IGP has equally tasked the investigative team to ensure that the fleeing suspect is arrested and made to face the wrath of the law.

“It is pertinent to clarify that the suspect, Prof. Zainab, who name-drops the IGP, his family members, and other officers in the top hierarchy of the Force has no acquaintance with the Police in any form as erroneously peddled on social media.

“The Inspector-General of Police who similarly ordered the withdrawal of all Police personnel attached to the Professor, expressed consternation at the fact that an individual who claims to be an advocate for Human Rights could stoop so low to violate the rights of another individual, a police officer tasked with ensuring her protection,” the statement added.