Banker who died in police custody buried as controversy surrounds his autopsy


The Ecobank staff who died in police custody on February 20th, after his employers accused him of fraud and handed him to the authorities, has been buried.  Babatunde Oke was buried on Saturday March 15th in his hometown in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State .

The family lawyer, Segun Akinloye, told Punch that samples had been taken from the deceased before he was buried and sent abroad for a comprehensive autopsy test. The lawyer said late Oke’s family was worried about the delay in the release of the result and have written to the Department of Pathology, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, asking for autopsy results.

Source: LIB