Nollywood actress, Lilian Afegbai has defended her mother, Carol Afegbai who was accused of murdering a student of the University of Benin, UNIBEN, Momodu Ibrahim in May 2013.
The actress’ mother was accused of shooting and immediately burying the victim while she served as the DPO of Ogida Police station in Edo state.
Reacting to the allegation, Lilian in a series of tweets said her mother did not kill the victim, adding that the officer who killed him is currently serving a jail term for the offence.
The actress also claimed that she had been receiving threats since the allegation against her mother went viral.
She wrote, “As per my mother being dragged for murder, to the best of my knowledge my mother who is now retired did not kill anyone. The police officer (AMADIN IDAHOSA) that was attached to my mother’s station who killed the suspect was sentenced to life imprisonment by Justice R. Irele-Ifijeh of the High Court of Justice, Edo State in Charge No: B/CD/24C/2014.
“He is currently serving his jail term at the Oko Prison, Benin, although he has appealed the matter up to the Supreme Court.
“My spirit will never be broken. I will fight for justice and against the system that have put all of us into this mess.” The actress tweeted.