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The Kwara state police command has released pictures of Jimoh Abdulfatai the man who alongside his friends assaulted his girlfriend for allegedly cheating on him.
Recall that a video of a girl, tied and assaulted by her boyfriend and his friends had gone viral on social media.
The police had later arrested the suspects.
Sharing more information on the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, in a statement released on Wednesday, June 23 stated that the suspects have been arraigned in court.
He said: ‘’The Kwara State Police Command wishes to inform the general public of her swift action in response to a viral video that trended in many social media platforms, blogs and on virtually every lip yesterday, showing a young lady by name Ayomide Afolayan, other details withheld, was seen being horrendously, heartlessly and indecently assaulted by her supposed boyfriend named Jimoh Abdulfatai of Shao in Moro Local government area of Kwara State.
“Her hands and legs were tightly held by four other friends of the first suspect named, Olamide Babatunde, Afeez Ayomide, Agboola Abdulsamad and Yakubu Mustapha for severe effect.
“The Police in Shao got wind of this highly despicable incident which prompted a swoop on the scene; the suspects were rounded up, victim liberated and was taken to hospital for treatment.
“The Commissioner of Police, Cp Tuesday Assayomo psc (+), directed immediate transfer of the matter to the Command’s CID for discreet and timely investigation. The suspects confessed to the crime, and the reason adduced for their senseless action was a mere suspicion of infidelity on the part of the lady which the lady vehemently denied. In spite of the denial, the boyfriend forcefully retrieved the lady’s telephone handset and handed over the phone to one of his friends to start videoing the actions and eventual posting on social media.”