My son committed suicide after losing N7m in SARS illegal detention’- Mother tells Ogun judicial panel



A Nigerian mum has shared the unhappy story of how her son, Seyi Akinade, killed himself after dropping N7 million in forex trading following his arrest and unlawful detention by SARS operatives.

DailyTrust reports that Mrs. Funmilayo Akinade, on Thursday, November 12, instructed the judicial panel in Ogun state that her son was a student of the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta FUNAAB. She mentioned on February 3 this yr, operatives from the Zonal Intervention Squad of SARS, a police formation at Obada-Oko, close to Abeokuta, allegedly raided her son’s hostel and arrested he and another students.

The distraught mom stated after the unwarranted arrest of her son, he turned depressed and drank a toxic liquid later confirmed by a medical physician to be the insecticide model “sniper”


Recounting his expertise, a witness and a buddy of the deceased, Damilare Adejoro, who was additionally amongst these arrested by the disbanded SARS operatives, stated

“On February 3, 2020, Inspector Babajide Adebusuyi and his three different colleagues raided and arrested all of the 17 students staying inside Chocolate City Hostel at Camp, Abeokuta, detained and locked us all night time contained in the cell on the Station.

The officers didn’t inform us what our offence was however slightly once we bought to the station, we have been locked up with different 52 inmates already in a small cell after we have been requested to pay a sum of two million naira for bail which we couldn’t afford to pay.”

Adejoro added that whereas within the police custody, his late buddy who was a foreign exchange dealer severally instructed the officers that he had opened a buying and selling enterprise on-line that might run into loss if not attended to, however they refused him entry to his cell phone, slapped and even made a jest of him which ultimately made him misplaced over seven million naira.

Adejoro added that earlier than his buddy dedicated suicide on April 22, 2020, he went on his Twitter web page and wrote severally, “that is my story in case anybody is questioning why I did it” . He instructed the panel that on Seyi’s final day on earth, he wrote

“I assume it’s goodbye now…nobody heard my cry for justice and this needed to occur haha…bye world”.

Adejoro appealed to the panel to make sure that justice is completed within the matter and likewise requested that the dad and mom of his deceased buddy be compensated for the massive loss that led to the demise of Mr. Seyi Akinade.

One other witness, Olaleye Adejare, who was the landlord of the deceased, confirmed the incident saying the cops eventually collected N120,000 earlier than releasing the scholars with none simply trigger.

Reacting to their testimonies, the respondents, Inspector Babajide Adebusuyi stated they arrested the sufferer, “nevertheless it was as a result of they bought info that some folks have been smoking Indian hemp in the home although the deceased, in addition to his buddy, have been not culpable.”

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