A human rights group, Center For Basic Rights Protection And Accountability Campaign, has petitioned the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Eboka Friday, on alleged invasion of a woman’s privacy by a police officer.
In a petition dated September 6, 2021 and signed by its National Coordinator, Prince Wiro, the group said the officer identified as Benjamin allegedly invaded the room of one Miss Ebube while she was naked and then threatened to shoot her when she asked him leave so she could dress up.
“The Center for Basic Rights Protection and Accountability Campaign has petitioned the Rivers State Commissioner of Police,CP Eboka Friday on alleged invasion of a Woman’s privacy and watching of her nakedness by a Policeman simply identified as Benjamin attached to Mile 1 Diobu Divisional Police headquarters.
In a petition dated September 6, 2021 and signed by its National Coordinator, Prince Wiro, the group urged CP Eboka Friday to open an investigation into the alleged invasion of the room of Miss Ebube(Surname withheld) at Ogwa street,Mile 1 Diobu Port Harcourt by Officer Benjamin and the threat to shoot her when the lady who was naked as at the time the officer invaded her privacy asked the Policeman to leave her room to enable her dress up.
Mr Wiro said that a thorough investigation is required to ensure justice to all the parties involved.
Miss Ebube twenty years of age, disclosed that about 2pm on Sunday 5th,September, 2021 she was naked and about dressing up in her room when a man on mufti who later turned out to be officer Benjamin invaded her room.
Miss Ebube said when she and another lady in the room, Blessing Chukwu asked officer Benjamin to leave the room,rather than leaving the room Officer Benjamin threatened to shoot both of them if they say more words while he(Benjamin) continued watching her nakedness under the guise of searching for her elder brother.