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How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by awelekiti(m): 10:23pm On Mar 15
The trial within trial of the five suspects involved in the Offa bank robbery in April 2018 continued on Friday at the State High Court sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.

During their arraignment before Justice Halimah Salman, the suspects told the court how their confessional statements were obtained by the police.

The first suspect, Ayoade Akinnibosun, in his testimony, told the trial judge that he gave his statement under duress and not voluntarily.

He explained that he was tortured and shot in two legs, alleging that the police asked him to implicate the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, but he refused.

Akinnibosun claimed that five men were shot dead in his presence and that of other suspects, in order to force them to do the bidding of the police.

He alleged that he was forced to sleep on the spot where the men were killed, adding that his hands and legs were tied for days.

The suspect also told the trial judge that six hefty stones were placed on his back and denied food for nearly one week while he was being tortured.

He said they were kept inside the generator room at Police Headquarters Abuja while a dismissed police officer, identified as Michael Adiukwu, was brought to identify them if they were part of the robbery gang.

According to Akinnibosun, the man denied knowing them and was shot dead on the spot.

Afterwards, he said he was shown an already written statement which he was asked to sign and agreed to do so for fear of being killed.

The suspect insisted that whatever he said during the parade of the press conference was written for him to memorise and confess to the public.

He claimed that the police warned him not to implicate them that the statement was made under duress.

Akinnibosun told the trial judge that he was given a four-page statement to sign but he could not because his fingers were not functioning due to torture.

He said one of his fingers was placed on the documents for thumb printing and his request to read and go through the statement was turned down.

After giving his testimony, the suspect was cross-examined by the prosecution counsel.

Meanwhile, the defence counsel, Mathias Emeribe, asked for further medical checkup to determine if the wounds Akinnibosun sustained were truly from gunshots.

Justice Salman, however, turned down the request until proper trial.

The second accused, Ibikunle Ogunleye, was thereafter called to the dock and he corroborated the first accused, Akinnibosun’s testimony of how he was tortured and how Michael Adiukwu was killed.

In his testimony, the third accused person Abraham Adeola also repeated the same process of how they were tortured both at the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS) office in Ilorin and Abuja.

www.channelstv.com/2019/03/15/how-i-was-tortured-asked-to-implicate-saraki-offa-robbery-suspect/

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by Eastboi(m): 10:33pm On Mar 15
The truth will prevail

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by BuhariAdvocate: 10:37pm On Mar 15
Personally I doubt the credibility of this news.

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by Oma307: 10:39pm On Mar 15
OK
Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by JerryGent1983: 10:46pm On Mar 15
BuhariAdvocate:
Personally I doubt the credibility of this news.
then go through the source now

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by Chizuru01(m): 10:47pm On Mar 15
APC are always too desperate to enter into power by all means.

Someone may think they have reasonable thing to do when they get into power but Just look at Kogi state, look at Rochas Alias Fool. I pity Kwara

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by rusher14: 10:57pm On Mar 15
Saraki cannot escape this.

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by Kog45(m): 10:59pm On Mar 15
It’s only a fool that would believe Saraki was involved in Offa robbery

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by Kog45(m): 10:59pm On Mar 15
rusher14:
Saraki cannot escape this.
Pls go and sleep.

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by amaniro: 11:06pm On Mar 15
How are we sure police didn't rob the bank sef?

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by BuhariAdvocate: 11:10pm On Mar 15
Koolmexxi:


How will U not doubt it... Channels tv is no longer a credible news source abi.. It was clear d govt was jus desperate to implicate Saraki becos dey were jus bent on removing him by any means necessary but it takes a special level of stupid to swallow everything thing d govt claims hook line and sinker
you have lost your conscience electorate's removed him and rendered him useless .

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by Amuocha: 11:16pm On Mar 15
Lai Mohammed sef

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by rusher14: 11:20pm On Mar 15
Kog45:
Pls go and sleep.

Wake up.

Those boys were caught on camera.

They are well known to be Saraki's boys.

A few weeks prior, one was captured in a photo at Saraki's daughter's wedding which was screened for visitors.

Saraki is a crime boss.

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by awelekiti(m): 12:20am On Mar 16
BuhariAdvocate:
Personally I doubt the credibility of this news.
It's on Channels tv , same tv channel trusted by millions of Nigerians.

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by MajorJeffery: 12:28am On Mar 16
Kog45:
It’s only a fool that would believe Saraki was involved in Offa robbery
You are right, he had more easy ways of looting than to go into petty robbery.
I guess one of his former or current thugs was among the thieves and everyone assumed he sent them. The term politician in Nigeria means thief so Saraki is only living up to the definition just like Tinubu, Atiku etc and recently Osinbajo.

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by awelekiti(m): 12:29am On Mar 16
rusher14:


Wake up.

Those boys were caught on camera.

They are well known to be Saraki's boys.

A few weeks prior, one was captured in a photo at Saraki's daughter's wedding which was screened for visitors.

Saraki is a crime boss.
You are actually right as you said one of the accused was spotted during saraki's daughter's wedding...the accused and not one of the robbers, mind you. Saraki's boys were picked deliberately after the botched wards congress in Kwara. I was following the news trend from authentic sources all along. When an incident happens, the police stage an arrest of suspects which may not be real culprits anyway. Did you watch the video footage of the robbery incidence? Can you match those robbers with those arrested? They look more or less fulanis...please do a close matching...this is not about being partisan, we are educated enough to see things and spot the difference this day and age. I have a feeling saraki was persecuted, simple. It's part of our political game. Did you also not see a cardboard with saraki's name written on it and pasted in place of a number plate by the police? It's unfortunate our police are always being used to attack the opponents in Nigeria. I am not in support of impunity but I believe in justice and fairness. If saraki is found culpable, he should be made to face the music.

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by awelekiti(m): 12:31am On Mar 16
BuhariAdvocate:
you have lost your conscience electorate's removed him and rendered him useless .
Tinubu did, by sponsoring the O to ge in kwara with billions of naira. Don't worry, kwarans will soon know what's up.

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by realstars(m): 1:04am On Mar 16
It was a plot by APC to dethrone saraki and after the election, the truth imaged. Saraki don't late them free without paying price.

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by Andrewkinggg: 4:07am On Mar 16
It baffles me how people would believe a comported news that a whole saraki a two term governor, a senate president will send criminals to go rob a bank? How can you believe that?

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by mukthar2000(m): 4:08am On Mar 16
Idiots, they could have kill u all
Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by Koralords: 4:09am On Mar 16
I was suspicious when the said adikwu died and they could not say the course of death,the number of people that have been executed by the Nigerian police henn,summary execution

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by chukwuibuipob: 4:10am On Mar 16
sad die hard Saraki Ram sorry i mean fanatic

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by AleAirHub(m): 4:13am On Mar 16
Plot Robbing shocked shocked shocked
Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by israelmao(m): 4:15am On Mar 16
Reasonable Nigerians were not unaware of the antics of current government it's more reason the prime suspect was killed in mysterious circumstances.Former IG,Idris is now off the scene and his name has gone into oblivion.I knew the truth would be out someday.

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by autonomous22: 4:19am On Mar 16
amaniro:
How are we sure police didn't rob the bank sef?

They played a major role.....

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by dante0147: 4:19am On Mar 16
All the stupid Oto Ge rant that some myopic people are just shouting up and down I believe they now see that it is their foolishness that needs to Oto Ge!

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Re: How I Was Tortured, Asked To Implicate Saraki – Offa Robbery Suspect by martolux(m): 4:28am On Mar 16
Please remove Kwara from your comment, Kwara has been governed by same men in both APC and PDP and nothing good came out it...this country may never progress until will put aside ethnic and religious bigotry and start voting people of credible personality into power
Chizuru01:
APC are always too desperate to enter into power by all means.

Someone may think they have reasonable thing to do when they get into power but Just look at Kogi state, look at Rochas Alias Fool. I pity Kwara

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