In Ibadan: Petty trader loses 3 month-old pregnancy over NSCDC brutality

A petty trader, Mrs Funmilola Adekoya has alleged that she lost a three month-old pregnancy due to brutality by some operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oyo State Command in Ibadan.

Adekoya, a mother of one, lost her pregnancy after an NSCDC operative pressed an electrical gadget on her stomach, in addition to spraying her with a gaseous substance after which she went unconscious.

Dailypost gathered that the incident occurred on September 29th at Floor 2, Gbangbalolonwa complex, Idi-Ope, Imonlefalafia, Oke-Ado Ibadan.

Husband of the victim, Mr. Francis Adekoya, while speaking, said that some people who did not show him any identity card suddenly entered his shop early in the morning demanding for N2,000 tax.

Mr. Adekoya also alleged that he temporarily lost his vision due to the brutality by the NSCDC official.

He said that he was still receiving treatment at the hospital where he is being attended to.

Public Relation Officer (PRO) of NSCDC in Oyo State, Mr. Oluwole Olusegun confirmed the incident to journalists on Sunday.

Olusegun, however, said that the corps was still investigating the matter. Dailypost


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