Chief Imam Petitions Police, Over Threat To Life

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Alhaji Lawal Abdulwaheed Olatunji, Chief Missioner and founder, Jmaatul Quatulal Islam of Nigeria, Ado-Odo Otta, Ogun State, Nigeria, has called on the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Hafis Rigim, to save him, his family members and members of the society from some hoodlums who had been threatening to kill him and set his house and mosque ablaze.

Lawal made the appeal in a petition to the Inspector General of Police with the titled “Threat to life and Property of Alhaji Lawal Abdulwaheed by a group of people in the town”.

The Chief Missioner alleged that on 12 September, 2010, some hoodlums invaded his house with dangerous weapons like guns cutlasses and charms, chanting war songs with the intention to attack him and his family and set his house on fire but the move was resisted by some members of the community members.

He alleged that though he reported the matter to the police in the area, the police failed to arrest the hoodlums and their sponsors, and they have continued to threaten his life everyday.

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He appealed to the IGP to call for the Ado Odo case file and investigate it to ascertain the true position of situation in the community.

He also appealed to the police authority to provide adequate protection for his household, members of the society and innocent citizens of the town.

—Paul Sanusi.