SARS probe: How my brother got missing at Kuje police station 11yrs ago
By Tordue Salem, Abuja
A witness at the IIP-SARS, Mrs Kate Okwor on Wednesday narrated before the panel how her senior brother, Jude Onunze got missing at Kuje police station in Abuja after his brother’s friend reported him to the police station on 1st of January, 2009.
Kate who testified in support of the petitioner, family of Jude Onunze, told the panel that Jude called her on the phone when he was arrested and taken to the police station and that on reaching there; she was informed that one John, his brother’s friend brought a complaint of insult against him, which led to his arrest and detention.
Continuing, she stated that when she eventually met the officers in charge of the police station, he told her to come the next day over her brother’s detention.
The witnesses said that she together with her husband and Chairman of Igbo community in Kuje, Akpata Justice went to the police station on the 4th of January, 2009 where the 5th respondent, Peter Ageh (IPO), Kuje police station said that my brother has been taken home in a patrol vehicle.
She said that on the 2nd of January, 2009, she came back to the police station with food and that he was able to pass the same to his brother on the counter after tasting both the food and the water as requested by the police.