Abbo Breaks Silence On Alleged Assault
THE Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the arrest of the Senator Elisha Abbo and his orderly for allegedly attacking a sales girl in Abuja.
Investigations are currently ongoing at the Federal Capital Territory police by an investigative team set up by the Police Force headquarters in Abuja.
The news of the attack went viral after a video recorded by the Close Circuit Television (CCTV), installed in the shop was shared on the social media, an act which is said to have embarrassed the police authorities.
The Police say they are doing everything within their powers to restore dignity to the force, following the conduct of the police orderly attached to the senator.
According to Police sources, the incident actually happened in a sex-toy shop in Abuja, where the senator had gone to make purchases.
The video which has been circulating the internet shows the angry senator beat up the sales girl, and ordered his police orderly to take her away.
Senator Elisha Abbo (Adamawa North District) who is the youngest Senator in the ninth National Assembly, has admitted that he is the man in a video that has gone viral, physically assaulting a woman in a sex toy shop in Abuja.
However, Abbo, speaking to the Daily Sun, claimed the video was distorted.
According to PremiumTimes a , Abbo had entered the shop at about 6:00 p.m. on May 11, a Saturday.
The senator walked in with three young women to purchase adult toys, But shortly after they began shopping for the toys, one of the three girls brought in by Mr Abbo started throwing up. She vomited multiple times, prompting the shopowner to remark that the woman should have vomited outside and not inside her shop, especially since she was not a child.
The PDP lawmaker, was seen in a 10-minute video footage repeatedly slapping a woman after she pleaded with him not to physically assault the shop owner whom the senator had accused of calling him a drunk.
The assault reportedly happened on May 11, 2019, nearly three months after he became Senator-elect.
Abbo, however, insists he was not a Senator at the time of the incident and suggested that the footage was doctored.
“There is a video of me on social media. Let me state very clearly that when it happened, I was not a senator. It happened a long time ago.
“There is an aspect of that video that they took off. They didn’t show where my sister who accompanied me there collapsed and had to be rushed out in an ambulance. But we will provide our own response soon,” Abbo said.
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