Apparently angry that contrary to their expectations, there was no money in the home of the younger brother of the former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, Bashir, unknown gunmen, posing as security agents, beat caretaker of the home, AbdulGaniyu, mercilessly.
He was invited to a corner of Alhaji Bashir Adoke compound and beaten after being forced to dig the ground in the men’s desperate search for money. Bashir was in Abuja when the men came visiting.
Family sòurces said the men came in the early hours of the day claiming to be searching for cash without presenting a search warrant.
According to a relation of the Adokes, “They broke doors and started shouting where is the money kept in this house? They were desperate, they upturned the furniture and ransacked every part of the building.
“Getting frustrated, they vandalized everything in the house because they could not get any cash.
“They later pounced on AbdulGaniyu, they took him to a part of the compound and asked him to start digging the ground for hidden money.
“When the search for cash was fruitless, they beat AbdulGaniyu to a pulp and injured him.”