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 .
According to reports Babatunde Oke who worked at the Ladipo Oluwole, Ogba branch of the bank, had been accused of fraud and handed over to the police who then tortured him to death
Davido Ekpo claims Tunde died after severe torture by the police. He left behind a wife and two children, a 2 year old and a 5-month old.
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