FORCEFUL EVICTION OF UCHE UMEADI AND POLICE ASSAULT
- Post By Emdee David 2:41pm on Thursday 15th June 2017
Mr Uche Umeadi, popularly known as Chef Uche a.k.a, UcheCanCook, has accused the management of Milverton Estate, Lekki.
Mr Uche Umeadi, popularly known as Chef Uche a.k.a, UcheCanCook, has accused the management of Milverton Estate, Lekki, and some officers of the Nigerian police of forcefully evicting him from his house and also assaulting his wife during the operation of this forceful eviction.
According to Mr Uche Umeadi, the management of Milverton Estate, along with officers of the Nigerian police, on the 9th of June, 2017 broke into his premises and changed the locks on his doors without any explanation. He also claims they denied him access into his home and assaulted his wife. He consider this an act of brutality and violation of his right.
The Police can in trucks along with the Security agents of the Estate. Chef Uche said he believes the house has been sold or leased, but no prior notice was given to him before such action was taken against him. He also confirmed to our correspondence that he was not owing for any rent of the house.
A video below shows a bit of what was happening, though truncated.
As at Press time, we have not been able to reach the police or the Estate management to hear their side of the story.