The FCT Police Command has confirmed the arrest of Mariam Ahmodu Ali, the wife of Senator Ahmodu Ali, a former lawmaker and former chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).
The arrest was confirmed to Human Rights Radio and Television/Brekete Family on Wednesday, 27 April, 2022 by the Command Spokesperson, DSP Josephine Adeh, who said Mariam was invited on the offence of Violence Against Persons, under the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act, adding that investigations are ongoing.
Recalled that Deborah Babaji Longs, who worked as Mariam’s personal assistant, had reported a case of alleged imprisonment by Mariam Ahmodu Ali, at the Human Rights Radio and Television on Saturday, March, 26, 2022.
Deborah claims was over the ill treatment meted out to her by Mariam Ahmodu Ali due to a house rent transaction, saying she was locked up in a dog cage for three days without food and water before she was rescued after which she came to Brekete Family to lodge her complaint.
Mariam Ahmodu Ali was invited by the Brekete Family for days, after several other workers also brought complain of harassment, abuse and non payment for work done by staff, but she failed to show up.
Mariam has been reported, in the past, to have a penchant for slapping workers, associates and whoever she has misunderstanding with.