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Police Detain Senator Elisha Abbo Over Alleged Assault

Valentine Chinyem



Following public outcry, the FCT Police Command has detained Senator Elisha Abbo for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother at an adult toy shop in Abuja.

The senator who reported himself to the police command following invitation, is being detained pending the completion of investigations on the alleged assault.

The FCT Police Commissioner, Mr Bala Ciroma, confirmed this to Channels Television, via a telephone interview.

In a video which has gone virile, Abbo. who represents Adamawa North Senatorial District could be seen in an adult toy shop hitting a woman after she pleaded with him not to physically assault the shop owner whom he accused of insulting him.

The video immediately sparked outrage with many Nigerians calling for his prosecution and urging the Senate to also discipline him.