A widow, Mrs Olubunmi Kama has petition the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, coping the Commissioner of Police, Homicide Department, Abuja, to investigate her husband’s family members who allegedly took their brother, late Mr James Kama before his death.
Olubunmi also alleged that the husband’s siblings namely; Princess Kama and Tochukwu Kama confiscated her demised spouse’s property and also prevented her and her children to grace the funeral.
Her petition with the date September 17, appealed to the IGP to probe the allegations through her lawyer, John-bede Ofoha.
The petition was title, ‘Abduction, false imprisonment, murder, conversion and threat to life perpetrated against the late Mr James Kama and his nuclear family by Princess Kama and Mr Tochukwu Kama.’
The widow, who gave birth to five kids, disclosed that her husband, a civil engineer, from Ebonyi State was a chronic ulcer patient for 13 years and they got married at an Abuja marriage registry on July 16, 2004.
She also pleaded for an investigation on the allegations of the “nefarious activities of Princess Kama and Tochukwu Kama culminating in the abduction, denial of adequate care and exposure to palpable trauma leading to the death of James Kama, thereby exposing his family to untold hardship.”
The mother of five revealed that, “I was also not allowed to see his remains in the mortuary. I had to beg the attendants who said they were under strict instructions not to allow me to see the body. Shortly after his death, my husband’s siblings came to our house in Gwarimpa and took away his personal effects, including his vehicles, leaving us with nothing.”
However, the State Police Investigating Police Officer, ASP Patrick Obeta disclosed that the alleged suspect and a businessman, Tochukwu Kama, has been arrested and his sister was ordered to be seen in the Station.
Obeta confirming the arrest, said, “Tochukwu was arrested this morning (Sunday) and remanded in custody. His sister Princess has been directed to report at our office tomorrow (Monday).”