The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has ordered the Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID), DIG Michael Ogbizi to immediately take over the ongoing investigation into the alleged case of rape.
The IG explained that the order will ensure a speedy, thorough, fair and impartial investigation into the case of rape reported by Mrs Busola Dakolo against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA).
According to a statement in Abuja by the Force Spokesman, DCP Frank Mba, the DIG is also expected to take over the investigation of the complaint made by Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo against the Dakolos.
The DIG, as part of investigation, will also provide a personal supervision to all parts of the investigation to ensure justice and fair-hearing to all the parties, with each case being treated purely on its merit.
Operatives from the Special Tactical Squad (STS) from Abuja had on Saturday served a letter of invitation on the residence of the Dakolos.
Following criticism that trailed the manner in which the letter by Operatives from STS unit was served on the Dakolos, the Police said: “The IGP has directed that the procedure which the Police operatives adopted in serving Invitation Letters on Timi and Busola Dakolo on Saturday, 20th July, 2019, be subjected to rigorous and discreet scrutiny to ascertain its conformity with Police Standard Operating Procedure and International Best Practices.”
The Police chief while urging members of the public and the parties involved in the cases to remain calm and patient, assured of professionalism in the matter.