COVID-19 Lockdown: Pregnant woman In Labour Dies At Police Custody In Ogun State 


A pregnant woman identified as Mrs Opeoluwa Waidat Adedeji, on Thursday dead at a police checkpoint in Ogun State,

According to the report gathered, Aggrieved youth  staged a protest regarding the death of Mr Opeolin Abigi, Ogun State, following the death of a of the deceased.

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The protesters, who stormed the Abigi Divisional Police Headquarters, blamed policemen manning the checkpoint for her death,The mother of six lost her life while on the way to the hospital for delivery. The deceased was being rushed to the hospital on a motorcycle by two men when they were accosted at the Sowore River checkpoint.

The policemen allegedly delayed the trio on the motorcycle, citing the ongoing restriction of movement over COVID-19, but later allowed them to go upon realising the woman was bleeding profusely,Adedeji, however, gave up the ghost before getting to the hospital, prompting the angry youth of the community to storm the police headquarters with the remains of the dead woman, insisting that policemen were responsible for her death.


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