The boyfriend who flogged his girlfriend in a viral video has been charged to court.
Glamtush reports that The Kwara State Police Command says it has arrested the boyfriend of Ayomide Afolayan, a student of Bartholomew College of Health Shao, Kwara State, who was physically assaulted in a viral video on social media on Monday.
This online newspaper learnt that he made the announcement in a statement released by the police public relations officer, Okasanmi Ajayi on Thursday, June 23.
The statement reads, ”The Kwara State Police Command wishes to inform the general public of her swift action in response to a viral video that trended in many social media platforms blogs and on virtually every lip yesterday, showing a young lady by name Ayomide Afolayan, other details withheld, was seen being horrendously, heartlessly and indecently assaulted by her supposed boyfriend named Jimoh Abdulfatai of Shao in Moro Local government area of Kwara State.
“Her hands and legs were tightly held by four other friends of the first suspect named, Olamide Babatunde, Afeez Ayomide, Agboola Abdulsamad and Yakubu Mustapha for severe effect. The Police in Shao got wind of this highly despicable incident which prompteda swoop on the scene; the suspects were rounded up, victim liberated and was taken to hospital for treatment.
“The Commissioner of Police, Cp Tuesday Assayomo psc (+), directed immediate transfer of the matter to the Command’s CID for discreet and timely investigation.