Police orders Kennedy to surrender self, probe inspector over nude photos in church group
The Lagos State Police Command has ordered a businessman identified as Amarah Kennedy who reportedly sent nude photos of two single mothers via WhatsApp to surrender himself.
The Police said it is also investigating one of its officers, Inspector Raphael Edeifo, who was accused of demanding money to take up the case at the Pen Cinema station.
The Lagos police spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin said this a statement.
According to him, the CP, while assuring the survivor of justice, has directed the Police Medical Services, Lagos State Command to provide her with adequate psychosocial support.
“The suspect, Amarah Kennedy, is advised to submit himself to prove his innocence as failure to do so will result in deploying all law enforcement machinery available to secure his apprehension and prosecution accordingly,” Hundeyin said.
“Meanwhile, the officer, Inspector Raphael Edeifo, accused of demanding money to take up the case at Pen Cinema has been handed over to the Provost for investigation and orderly room trial, if found culpable.
“Hundeyin added that CP Owohunwa has given firm assurances that all necessary steps will be taken to ensure that the long arm of the law catches up with the suspect.
Kennedy had reportedly sent nude photos of two single mothers whom he previously had relationships with to the WhatsApp platform of the church of one of the women identified simply as Kester.
“He also sent the photos to her late husband’s family members and office. “By the time I am done, suicide will be her only option.”
Kester confirmed that her in-laws and pastor had called to show solidarity with her and disclosed that Kennedy sent the nude photos to at least 48 people on Tuesday.
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