On Friday 17 March 2017, Policemen attached to the Ekiti State Police Command on assaulted and detained a nursing mother, Toyin Adeleye, alongside her two-month-old baby, Heritage and younger brother, Adeniyi Dada after she reportedly refused to give bribe to policemen at a checkpoint in Ado Ekiti.
Toyin Adeyeye was freed on Saturday night on administrative bail, after being in police detention from Friday up till Saturday night
Date of Occurrence
Ekiti State, Nigeria
Policemen attached to the Ekiti State Police Command
Section 34 of the constitution guarantees the dignity of every citizen, adding that no person shall be subjected to torture or to inhuman or degrading treatment