As part of an ongoing investigation into his assault scandal, Abbo may spend the night in police custody after turning himself.
It was learned from Bala Ciroma, Abuja police commissioner that Mr. Abbo had honored Wednesday’s invitation over his slap of a woman at a sex toy shop in May.
On Wednesday night, hours after the police and the Senate launched separate probe of the matter, senator Abbo apologized for his conduct.
As at 8:15 p.m. Thursday Mr. Ciroma reported that the senator was still at the FCT Police Command Headquarters, more than four hours after he reported for interrogation.
Mr. Ciroma added that “Mr. Abbo might not be released tonight unless he meets his bail conditions” He refused to state the bail terms or whether they had been communicated to the senator.
It was not immediately clarified by the police chief whether charges would be filed, or not.
with many rights groups dismissing his apology as insufficient against the gravity of the physical assault that saw the female victim land in a hospital for eye inflammation, The police have been put under pressure to proceed with criminal prosecution of the senator.