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Nigerian Journalist Beat Up Father & 2 Policemen, Locked Them Up While Resisting Arrest In Meiran

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Nigerian Journalist Beat Up Father & 2 Policemen, Locked Them Up While Resisting Arrest In Meiran

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July 8, 2016 – Nigerian Journalist Beat Up Father & 2 Policemen, Locked Them Up While Resisting Arrest In Meiran Lagos

A young man who beat up his father in Meiran suburb of Lagos last month has been docked.

The suspect identified as 27-year-old Tobi Majoyegbe was today arraigned for allegedly beating up his dad and two policemen while resting arrest at their home at 8 Gabi Crescent, Meiran.

Also charged along with him is his friend Taiwo Tayo, a real estate agent.

According to Clifford Ogu, the police prosecutor handling the case, Tobi’s parents were fighting and instead of separating them, he joined his mother to beat up his father.

“The accused’s father, Mr Victor Majoyegbe, went to the police station for his son’s arrest.
“When the policemen went to the house, Tobi and his friend, Taiwo, resisted arrest and beat up the officers on June 2nd, 2016” .

Ogu said the accused also locked the door against the police officers and stole a phone valued at N45,000 and a belt worth N2,000 belonging to them.
“The valued of the stolen items belonging to Sgt. Banji Gegeleso and W/Sgt. Obiageri Osuafor is N47,000.”

He was docked today and granted N100,000 bail.

The case will come up for hearing on the 1st of August.



  1. sola olaniyi

    July 8, 2016 at 7:27 PM

    which kin useless policemen be that…dem no get gun ni

  2. Endure

    July 8, 2016 at 8:35 PM

    Na waoo. Papa why fighting and beating up your wife?up to that age you mean you are still not able to control your temper or at least learn to cope with the wife you’ve married for many decades ago? On the other hand,mr journalist the son why beating up your father?what you did to your father might amount to a very serious course on you. Papa maybe you shouldn’t have gone to the police because of your son. Look at the consequence now,even if nothing got missed from the police so far you resist arrest in the first place police will charge you In what ever form it may come. Imagine 47,000 naira stolen item from the police and 100,000 naira bail of your son. This is just ridiculous.

  3. Big Aunty Koks

    July 8, 2016 at 9:52 PM

    I doubt the stealing aspect of the story. That bit is added because of the hurt feelings of the assaulted policemen. The father himself is an unruly person to have used his wife as a punch-bag.the boys should apologize and the matter treated as a family affair so the young people won’t risk being imprisoned and having that record follow them through life.

  4. fifelomo

    July 14, 2016 at 10:29 AM

    Mchew, them for tear gas him face.

  5. Maryf

    July 19, 2016 at 1:55 PM

    Police without gun

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