IG Of Police Orders Probe Of D’banj Over Alleged Rape


The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered an investigation into allegations of rape levelled against pop star, Dapo Oyebanjo, more popular as D’Banj.

Adamu’s letter with reference number CB.7000/IGP.SEC/ABJ/VOl.484/801 was signed by his Principal Staff Officer, DCP Idowu Owohunwa.

It was addressed to the Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Force Criminal Investigation Department, Area 10, Garki, Abuja.

The letter was in response to a petition written by Mr. Tommy Ojoge-Daniel, a lawyer to Miss Seyitan Babatayo, who has accused D’Banj of raping her in a Lagos hotel in December 2018.

It read in part, “I forward herewith copy of letter dated June 5, 2020 received from Ojoge, Omileye and Partners on the above underlined subject. I am to respectfully convey the directive of the Inspector-General of Police that you treat.