Police demanded N.5m to investigate our brother’s death – Delta Family
By Perez Brisibe
UGHELLI—Family of Bestman Tobore, the 37-year-old motorcycle ticket sales person, allegedly stabbed to death by a robbery suspect, has accused the police of extortion, under the guise of investigating the case.
Tobore, popularly known as Agbari, died on Friday, May 8, from stabs and head injuries he sustained, following an alleged attack by a robbery suspect, identified as Ejaiyeta, alias Ghana Boy, who had escaped police custody at Ovwian Police Station in Udu LGA, Delta State.
Speaking to Vanguard yesterday, a female relative, who did not want her name in print, disclosed that having provided police with information of his killers and series of petitions to that effect, they were asked to make a payment of N500,000 for mobilisation.
At press time, state Police Public Relations Officer, Celestina Kalu, had not res-ponded to text messages sent to her on the matter.