Protesters demand arrest of Senator who assaulted Abuja lady, Police reacts

Protesters are currently at the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) headquarters in Abuja to demand the arrest and prosecution of Senator Elisha Abbo.

Mr Abbo pounced on a lady at an adult shop where he went to make some purchase. The lawmaker was reportedly accompanied by three ladies, according to Premium Times which published a video clip showing the Adamawa lawmaker inflicting pains on the victim.

The HIV/AIDS carrier who confirmed that he was indeed the one in the clip denied assaulting the victim due to an alleged insult meted out to him. He said he was in the building to seek justice for his sister who was manhandled at the shop.

His comments during the conflict said to have occurred in May differs from his new position and Nigerians on social media are currently trending several hashtags calling on him to resign as a member of the Nigerian Senate.

Already, the Police is reported to have commenced probe into the matter. The Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, is said to have ordered the arrest of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmaker alongside his security personnel who watched while the fracas lasted.