Crime

Edo Police Release 11-Year-Old Boy Who Declared Himself IGP

11-year-old boy, Gift Osayuhi who was arrested over his alleged involvement in the attack on a police station in Edo State, has now been released.

Recall that the boy identified as Gift Osayuhi was arrested for allegedly joining the gang of hoodlums that attacked Oba Market police station at Evbuotubu area of Benin City.

After the attack, the young boy was said to have worn the uniform of a police sergeant and declared himself as the Inspector General of Police (IGP).

Confirming the development on Friday October 30, Human Rights Advocate, Mr Edokpayi thanked the Edo State Commissioner of Police, CP Johnson Kokumo and the State Ministry of Justice for their understanding and cooperation.He also disclosed that the boy, whose mother is a widow, said that his dream is to become the IGP.

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