Thursday, March 25, 2021

American cleared, released from police custody

 The Lagos State Police Command has released Kari Ann O’Rourke, the American lady held in custody since February 9, 2021.She was released on Wednesday according to her counsel, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN).

The Nation

Kari Ann was arrested at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport on February 8, 2021, following the death of her host in Nigeria, whom she left with his family in good health.

Adegboruwa said in a statement the police arrested and detained Kari Ann at the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, Lagos.

He added the police kept her in custody even when the autopsy report indicated that her host died of heart trauma and cardiac arrest, thus exonerating Kari Ann of any involvement in his death.

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