The police in Edo State, yesterday, paraded four men over alleged assault and insertion of pepper into a woman’s private part over phone theft.
The suspects, Otoghile Joel, 36; Lucky Igbinovi, 52; Edobor Osemwengie, 30 and Kingsley Iyamu, 50, were alleged to have stripped one Favour Ada naked, inserted pepper into her private part and videoed the incident after accusing her of phone theft.
It was gathered that the victim was accused of stealing iPhone X phone worth N440,000 when the suspects took her to a hotel.
Parading the suspects, the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumusun, said the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigation is complete.
The suspects, however, denied committing the crime.
Meanwhile, the victim in an interview with journalists, said the incident was her worst moment in life.
She said after she was accused of stealing the phone, they took her to a native doctor who mysteriously implanted bullets into her stomach and later threatened her with a live snake.
She said in order not to die, she admitted to the crime and the bullets were later removed from her stomach.
According to her, when she saw that she was freed from the hand of the native doctor, she denied stealing the phone.
“When I maintained my stand that I did not steal their phone, they stripped me naked, inserted pepper into my private part and beat me up.
“What pained me most was when they stripped me naked, videoed me and put pepper into my private part. It was the worst moment of my life,” she said.