The troubles swirling around the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, may never be over yet as one of his closest Aides, one Alhaji Olatunji Sulyman, is now on the run after kidnapping a four year old boy from the Headquarters of the F.C.T. Police Command on 30th January, 2017. Recall that earlier last, who abducted and forcefully converted an Ebony State Christian girl (ROSE PETER CHUKWU) to Islamic Religion since 2010, was busted after the lady escaped from her captivity.

While the Police was still investigating the circumstances leading to the abduction and forceful marriage of ROSE PETER CHUKWU under Islamic rite while she was still 17 by Olatunji Sulyman, the said suspect beat all the Police security arrangements and kidnapped the boy at the Headquarters of the F.C.T. Police Command.

Already,the Family of the victim are already crying foul as it is inexplicable how such a degree of security lapse could occur in place as fortified as the Headquarters of the F.C.T. Police Command. Accusing fingers are pointing at the F.C.T. Police Commissioner who is now battling to wriggle out himself from the saga as it was gathered that the Police has mounted a manhunt for the suspect.
As a result, a Law Firm, representing the victim's, GOLD STANDARD ATTORNEYS, has petitioned the F.C.T. Police Commissioner urging him to act fast so as to dispel the growing feelings of his complicity in the matter among the observing public. The Law Firm urged the F.C.T. Police Boss to quickly trace the whereabouts of the missing boy and promptly bring the kidnappers to justice.

Below is a copy of the Law Firm's petition to the F.C.T. Commissioner of Police.


                                                                                                                                              31st January, 2017.
THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE,
FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY,
GARKI (OPPOSITE OLD C.B.N.),
ABUJA.
DEAR SIR,

CRIMINAL PETITION AGAINST ALHAJI OLATUNJI SULYMAN & TWO (2) OTHERS BORDERING ON CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY TO KIDNAP AND KIDNAPPING OF IBRAHIM SULYMAN FROM THE PREMISES OF THE F.C.T. POLICE COMMAND ON 30th JANUARY, 2017; BROUGHT UNDER SECTION 271, 272, 273 AND 277 OF THE PENAL CODE ACT AS APPLICABLE IN THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY, ABUJA.

The above subject matter refers.
 We have been consulted and our services retained by the family of Miss ROSE PETER CHUKWUKU, an indigene of Ebonyi State of Nigeria but resident in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja prior to her disappearance.

Recall Sir that on the 30th of January, 2017, you met with MISS ROSE PETER CHUKWU together with her abductor, ALHAJI OLATUNJI SULYMAN in your office over the circumstances surrounding her escape from Kwara State and her subsequent arrest from Enugu back to Abuja by the men under your Command.

Further recall Sir, that as a consequence of the blatant violations of the Constitutional rights of our client (especially that of Fundamental right to Freedom of Religion), we successfully filed a Fundamental Human Rights Enforcement action on the 27th January, 2017 in a suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/69/2017 before the Federal High Court, Abuja and eventually notified your office by a letter dated the 27th day of January, 2017 and received by your office on the same day. Recall, Sir, that in the said letter, we attached a copy of the Human Rights Enforcement action already filed before the Federal High Court for your proper guidance.

We note, that after presiding over the case on the 30th January, 2017, you declared in your office that the F.C.T. Command of the Nigerian Police Force does not have the requisite territorial jurisdiction to entertain the matter warranting the transfer of the case file to Kwara State Police Command. Upon the arrival of two Police Officers from Kwara State Police Command (who properly identified themselves to you), the three (3) year old male child of the victim (Our client) was handed over to the Police officers from Kwara by the Investigating Police Officer here in F.C.T. Command.

In a rather bizarre twist of event, the three (3) year old male child of the victim (our client) suddenly disappeared with ALHAJI OLATUNJI SULYMAN from the hands of the police officers from right inside the Headquarters of the F.C.T. Police Command without the police officers in whose custody the male child was kept being able to account for the whereabouts of the three (3) year old male child.

To the extent that the three (3) year old male child of our client disappeared from lawful custody without any trace, without the F.C.T. Police Command and the visiting Kwara State Police Command officers being able to account for the missing child, we have taken the considered view and come to the only reasonable conclusion that our client’s child has been kidnapped. We further hold the considered view that the kidnapping of the now missing child was either facilitated by the men of your command (acting in concert with their counterparts from Kwara State Command) or by an unknown criminal who perpetrated the act right within the F.C.T. Police Command where you superintend. Either of these possible hypotheses does not cast the Nigerian Police Force (F.C.T. Command) in a good light as it raises a big question mark on the professional competence of the Force. This calls for urgent and decisive action from your office so that the already mounting feeling of complicity on your part in this matter will not gain steam and currency among the observing public.

The seriousness with which we view this situation has compelled us to put at the disposal of the Inspector-General of Police (and other relevant stakeholders in the Human/Child’s rights community) a copy of this petition.

PRAYER:
In the light of the foregoing grave concerns justifiably entertained by our client, we are driven to make this unmistakable demand on your office:

1.That the Office of the Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory (F.C.T.) Abuja Command, speedily sets up an investigative panel to unravel the circumstances surrounding the kidnapping of the three (3) year old male child of our client from the custody of the Police within the premises of the F.C.T. Police Command on the 30th of January, 2017.

2.That all the Police officers who are in any way whatsoever found to be complicit in the kidnapping of the three (3) year old of male child of our client be speedily arraigned and prosecuted for the offences covered under sections 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276 & 277 of the Penal Code Act as applicable in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja (all of which border on kidnapping and the consequences flowing therefrom).

3.That the three (3) year old male child of our client (a devastated victim of unlawful abduction) be found and returned to her under Forty-eight (48) hours inclusive of the hour of the service of this petition on your office.

CONCLUSION:
It is our unwavering expectation that your office would robustly rise to the peculiar challenges thrown up by the present situation and demonstrate uncommon professionalism in overall interest of all the concerned parties.

Reviewed by David Brunt on Saturday, February 04, 2017 Rating: 5

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