He said the man was apprehended by the Lagos Domestic and Sexual Violence Response.
In a viral Facebook post, Afobaje Maiyegun, boasted that he beat up his wife.
He posted a photo of her bloody face and declared he was “waiting for the police” to come and arrest him.
Akosile said the DSVRT reached out to ACP Gbolahan Odugbemi, Police Commander in Area J, who took an immediate action.
“Preliminary investigation conducted revealed that this is not the first time the said Mr. Maiyegun would perpetrate such a dastardly act.
“A partner NGO, @HerfessionsApp, was on ground to assist with the investigation. The case is set to be charged to court on Friday, 15th May, 2020”, he tweeted.
Akosile reiterated that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Old had declared zero tolerance to sexual and gender Based violence in Lagos.
The attention of the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team @DSVRT was drawn to a viral post on Facebook wherein one Afobaje Maiyegun boasted that he had just beaten up his wife and declared he is ‘’waiting for her police‘’ to come and arrest him pic.twitter.com/u5Wk9LkYWk
— Gboyega Akosile (@gboyegaakosile) May 14, 2020
The CPS warned that perpetrators will face the full weight of the law.
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