Extrajudicial killing: Lilian Afegbai reacts to mother’s call-out
Actress, Lilian Afegbai has reacted to calls by Nigerian youths on Twitter to investigate her mother, Carol Afegbai a retired DPO, for the extrajudicial murder of a young student of the University of Benin Ibrahim Momodu in 2013.
According to the actress, her mother, who is now retired, did not kill anyone. Rather, Amadin Idahosa was the policeman who killed the student and was sentenced to life imprisonment by Justice R. Irele-Ifijeh of the High Court of Justice, Edo State in Charge No: B/CD/24C/2014.
The policeman was attached to her mother’s station.
She added that her spirit will not be dampened by the death threats and cyberbullying.
She wrote: “I am a Nigerian youth and we deserve a better Nigeria and I will continually fight until it is fixed.
“As per my mother being dragged for murder, to the best of my knowledge my mother who is now retired did not kill anyone. The police officer (AMADIN IDAHOSA) that was attached to my mother’s station who killed the suspect was sentenced to life imprisonment by Justice R. Irele-Ifijeh of the High Court of Justice, Edo State in Charge No: B/CD/24C/2014.
“He is currently serving his jail term at the Oko Prison, Benin, although he has appealed the matter up to the Supreme Court.
“My spirit will never be broken. I will fight for justice and against the system that have put all of us into this mess.