From Monday Ochuko – Asaba
Following shooting of one Lucky (surname unknown) by a Police Inspector (names with held) yesterday 5/12/2023 at about 1634hours at Ekrerhavwe Junction, Agbarho, while on stop and search duty, the Commissioner of Police, CP Wale Abass on receipt of the sad news, immediately ordered the arrest and detention of the errant police officer.
The SUPREME learnt that, CP Abass also directed that the officer be immediately transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Asaba for a thorough and speedy investigation.
The CP has commiserated the injured victim, wishing him a speedy recovery.
He also noted that the Force, being a disciplined organization, will not condone such cruel action by any member of the Force, assuring that, the offending officer will be subjected to internal disciplinary measures including criminal prosecution. He, therefore, appealed to members of the public to remain calm and law-abiding, assuring them that justice will not just be done but will be seen to have been done.
Spokesman of the command, DSP Bright Edafe confirmed the story.
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