Police IG Orders Arrest Of Senator Elisha Abbo Over Assault
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the arrest of Senator Elisha Abbo over an alleged attack on a sales girl in Abuja.
Concise News understands that the IGP also ordered for the arrest of Senator Abbo’s orderly with investigations into the matter already started.
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Senator Abbo was caught in a video recorded by the Close Circuit Television (CCTV), installed in a sex toy shop assaulting the lady.
Police sources told Vanguard that the force will do everything within their powers to treat the matter to a logical conclusion.
In a related development, a former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the video of Senator Elisha Abbo assaulting a woman in a sex toy shop, saying that it is sad and inexcusable.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the 2019 election said this in a statement on Wednesday.
Atiku, who is also from Adamawa State like the Senator said he knows Abbo quite well but says the law is clear and that leaders must lead by example.
He advised the party to take disciplinary action against Senator Abbo, and also advised the Senator to apologise publicly and submit himself to the police.
“I have seen the alleged assault video involving Sen. Elisha Abbo. The video is sad, inexcusable. I know the Senator quite well. But the law is clear and leaders must lead by example.
“I advise him to publicly apologize, voluntarily go to the police and show a good example expected of a young leader. I also call on our party, the PDP to take necessary disciplinary action and the Nigerian Police to ensure the law takes its full course”