Rear Admiral Ibrahim Dewu of the Nigerian Navy and his escort has allegedly assaulted a police officer, Suleiman Jazuli and his brother, Barrister Hadi Jazuli.
The victims sustained varied levels of accidents on their our bodies, together with the chest and eyes, when the Naval personnel hit them with weapons
In March, Dewu, a former Commander of NNS Delta State, was redeployed to the Nigerian Navy Motels and Suites Restricted as Managing Director.
The senior officer and 4 safety particulars obtained livid as a result of the Jazuli brothers tried to overhaul their convoy.
The incident occurred final Monday on the Galadima Property entrance gate in Abuja, the Nigerian capital.
Hadi recalled that he and Suleiman had been returning to Abuja from Kano with their households, the place they’d gone for the weekend.
The authorized practitioner was together with his spouse and youngsters, whereas Suleiman drove in a separate automobile.
Ha stated hassle began when he tried to maneuver previous a convoy of two vehicles, an SUV and a Toyota Hilux, across the Galadima axis alongside the Zuba-Kubwa expressway.
“The 2 vehicles had been driving at a low pace, then I attempted to overhaul them. Out of the blue, the SUV swerved to the left and blocked the highway to cease me from overtaking. I shortly utilized the brake to avert an accident”, he advised PRNigeeria.
Hadi reversed and drove into the doorway gate of the housing property at Galadima however the driver of the Hilux trailed and blocked his automobile.
The Kano State-born lawyer stated considered one of Rear Admiral Dewu’s safety particulars rained insults on him.
“As my brother, who was watching us from behind, got here right down to intervene, 4 naval males simply pounced on him. Admiral Dewu, himself, was yelling that he would train us a bitter lesson we are going to always remember.
“The eye of police personnel was drawn and so they invited us to the police station. Though Admiral Dewu and his males agreed to go, they surprisingly zoomed off. Solely my brother and I wrote a press release.”
Hadi lamented the abuse they had been subjected to in entrance of their wives and children. “They watched helplessly”, he added.
The brothers disclosed a petition can be forwarded to the Chief of Naval Workers (CNS) Rear Admiral Awwal Gambo for an investigation.
They’ve additionally engaged legal professionals to file a lawsuit towards Dewu and his guards to implement their basic rights.
Nigerian Navy Director of Naval Data, Commodore Suleman Dahun confirmed the incident.
The spokesman described it as a “misunderstanding” that might be resolved administratively.