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Protest as deceased Dubai returnee family petitions Delta CP, demands Justice



•Says perpetrators can’t evade justice

By Hannah Nathan, Warri

Angry family of Tammy Okubama, a Dubai returnee who was allegedly beaten to death by policemen and vigilantes has petitioned the commissioner of police Delta State, demanding for justice.

It was gathered that Okubama was allegedly killed by operatives attached to a Rain Oil Filling Station in collaboration with vigilantes in Ugbomro, Effurun Delta State.

In a petition by the family, through the chamber of C.I Anyaduba Consults, urged the Delta State Commissioner of Police to investigate the incident and brought to book the perpetrators of Tammy’s murder.

The petition which also copied the speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly and the AIG Zone 5, accused the policemen and vigilantes attached to Rain Oil Filling Station in Effurun, near Warri.

The petition reads, “We are solicitor to Olison Okubama acting on behalf of Okubama Family
in hereinafter refer to our client on whom firm instruction we write.

“Our client was informed on Friday, 26th August, 2023 that some mobile policemen came to deposit the corpse of Late Tammy Okubama at the Mortuary, General Hospital Warri. On further enquiry he was directed to
Ebrumede Police Station in Uvwie Local Government Area.

“Our clients met the DPO to find out what transpired the led to the death
of Late Tammy Okubama, he told our client that it was some mobile Police attached to Rain Oil and Vigilantes that brought him dead to the station, which was not satisfactory answer.

“We were made to understand that Vigilantes suspiciously acted wrongly
by killing Late Tammy Okubama without any justification.

“Our client has four children, two wives, aged mother and dependence, is
the bread winner of the family; the children are minor in age.

“We are by this medium soliciting your office to unravel the gruesome murder and senseless barbaric and inhuman conductor exhibited by vigilantes and Mobile Policemen attached to Rain Oil that led to the killing of an innocent person that did not commit any crime to deserved being killed senselessly.

“Attached are the photographs of Late Tammy Okubama who just return
from Dubai.

“Your urgent intervention would be highly appreciated.” it added.