The embattled senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, Elisha Abbo, who allegedly assaulted a nursing woman at a sex toy shop in Abuja, has been released on bail by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command, on the morning of Friday, July 5, 2019, PRNigeria has exclusively gathered.
Senator Abbo, who had earlier tendered an unreserved apology to Nigerians and his victim over the ‘horrible’ event, which took place in March 2019 before he was sworn in as a senator, presented himself to the police for investigation into the incident.
However, PRNigeria authoritatively learnt that the first-time Senator was not just granted bail after answering questions asked by police, but it was due to the fact that the lady he physically assaulted was not around to testify and give her own side of the story.
A police source said the victim travelled out of Abuja to attend a burial ceremony of a close family relation.
Nigerian Senator Elisha Abbo Caught On Tape Assaulting Woman In Sex Toy Shop
Nigeria’s youngest senator has been caught on camera physically assaulting a woman at an adult toy shop in Abuja.
Elisha Abbo, representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, descended on the woman after she pleaded with him not to physically assault the shopowner whom the senator had accused of insulting him. He said the shopowner called him a drunk.
Premium Times obtained the video of the assault, which occurred on May 11 — nearly three months after Mr Abbo became a senator-elect and a month before he was sworn-in on June 11.
The attack happened as an armed mobile police officer looked on, and instead made attempt to arrest the victim.
The assault was reported on May 14 at the Maitama Area Command Headquarters on Nile Street, but the police told the victim to go look for Mr Abbo’s telephone number or they would not be able to do anything about it, Premium Times learnt.