The prominent Delta state politician, who ordered the stripping and assualt of a lady has been arrested and is currently detained in Asaba.
Hon. Chief Friday Eluro, a high chief from Owanta area and a special assistant to the Delta state governor – allegedly ordered his boys to humiliate the woman for insulting him.
The woman named Dada who is a mother of one and said to be mentally unstable, was tied up, stripped naked and beaten by the youths as seen in a viral video posted online.
According to activist Prince Emefiele Harrison, the politician has been arrested and is currently detained at the Delta state CID in Asaba.
The Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, also earlier today sacked him for ordering the dehumanization of a woman.
The Governor, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, said he frowned at the unwarranted assault on the woman, especially, from his appointee, who ought to ensure that rule of law is upheld in all situations.
Beyond sacking of the aide, the Governor has also directed full investigation into the incident with a view to serving the interest of justice.