Family petitions IGP after Corp member allegedly dies in SARS custody

The family of serving NYSC member, Stella Ifeoma Abugu, has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to investigate her alleged death of their daughter in the custody of operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) in Abuja.

According to reports, Stella was allegedly arrested by SARS Operatives on Thursday, September 10, 2020, at her fiance’s apartment at Wumva village, Lokogoma, Abuja.

The SARS Operatives cane to her fiancé’s house to arrest him, but in getting there, her fiancé  Mr Afam Ugwunwa was not around but rather than leaving, they decided to arrest the deceased in lieu.

Stella was said to have been in good health when she was arrested but was unfortunately reported dead to her family on Tuesday, September 15, and her body was lying in Gwagwalada Specialist Hospital.

The petition state that Stella was allegedly raped, assaulted and died of obvious trauma suffered well in the SARS custody.

Read the petition below;


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