The Delta state police command has taken action against the officer involved in the shooting of a civilian during a random stop and search.
This is one in a series of police brutality in recent times, and the commissioner of police in Delta state has firmly stated that the Force would not condone such behavior.
This was communicated in a press release by the Police public relations officer, Delta state command,DSP Bright Edafe.
CP Ari Muhammed Ali FCIA, psc+, the Commissioner of Police Delta State has expressed heartfelt condolences to the family of late Mr. Onyeka Ibe, who was reportedly shot dead on the 5/4/2023 at about 0930 hours by an Inspector of Police, one Inspr. Ebri Ubi, while on Stop and Search duty along Ugbolu-Illah Road, Oshimili North LGA, Delta State.
The Commissioner of Police upon receiving the sad news immediately ordered the arrest and detention of the errant police officer and directed that his transfer to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Asaba where he has further ordered for a thorough and speedy investigation.
The CP noted that for 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 justice will not just be done but will be seen to have been done.
To promote peace and security, the following dedicated phone lines have been made available to the public to reach the command, as a quick response contact for any complaint or distress situation.
0915 557 0008
0915 557 0007
Command control room via 08036684974
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