Rivers CP orders arrest of five policemen for killing musician

By AdvocateNews on 23/09/2020

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 811

Daniel Chibuike Ikeagwuchi
Daniel Chibuike Ikeagwuchi

Rivers Police Commissioner, Joseph Mukan has ordered arrest of Sergeant Isaiah Ben and four other policemen for allegedly shooting 20-year-old singer dead.

Ben, attached to 35 Police Mobile Force, PMB, Jigawa, who allegedly shot dead a 20-year-old budding singer and songwriter, Daniel Chibuike Ikeagwuchi, in Port Harcourt and four other policemen of the Anti-kidnapping unit, have been arrested.

The Spokesman of the Rivers State Police Command, SP Nnamdi Omoni, who confirmed the incident in a statement said the DPO of Elelewon, CSP Chima Nnaji has arrested and transferred the sergeant and four police officers from Anti-kidnapping involved in the incident to state Criminal Investigation Department, CID for further investigation.

“The leader of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit on patrol along Elelenwo took one Daniel Ikeaguchi with Sergeant Isaiah Ben attached to 35 PMF Jigawa but on guard duty at an Estate in Elelenwo, who allegedly shot the deceased to the Elelenwo Police Station.

“On the receipt of the report, the Divisional Police Officer, CSP Chima Nnaji, immediately ordered that the boy who was bleeding be taken to the Hospital, but he eventually died and was deposited at the UPTH Mortuary.

”The DPO after his preliminary Investigation transferred the Sergeant and the four policemen from Anti-Kidnapping to the State CID for further Investigation. They are still being interrogated,” he said.

Meanwhile, the family of Ikeagwuchi, who was allegedly shot to death by a police officer guarding a supermarket at Elelewon last Saturday when the deceased and one of his friends were being chased by personnel of Anti-kidnapping unit, is calling for Justice.

The elder sister to the deceased, Maureen Ikeagwuchi in live radio programme monitored in Port Harcourt called on the Police authority to ensure the matter is not swept under the carpet.

She said the family would do everything within the ambit of the Law to ensure justice is done.

Posted 23/09/2020 08:21:22 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

You may also like...
Strike: ASUU gives FG three-week ultimatum over lingering...

IGP disbands SARS nationwide

Boy, 18 stabs Nigerian woman to death at...

Wike vs Awara: The blood of those killed...

Independence Day: Buhari lied, exposed disconnect between his...

Why we re-arrested Sowore, DSS explains

Nigeria should split, FG has done nothing for...

World’s richest man Jeff Bezos flies into space...

Four persons kidnapped in Enugu

Saraki, Dogara, Tambuwal, Ben Bruce, tear gassed by...

Chibok: Only 15 of 113 captive schoolgirls still...

Protests spread, 125 arrested, police guard embassies, MTN...

 

Latest News Umahi confirms killing of five abducted construction workers in Ebonyi COVID-19 Omicron: UK govt puts Nigeria on red list, bans foreign travellers Air Peace begins flight operations into Anambra Airport December 7 BEWARE! NCC warns telecom consumers against falling prey to cyber-criminals 2023 presidency: Igbos will kneel, prostrate, beg – Ezeife How Nigerian government terrorizes citizens of Sabbath Faith, others Enugu Court jails seven Yahoo boys over cybercrime EFCC arrests three suspects with 1,144 ATM cards at Kano airport Designate Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, MACBAN, FUNAM terrorist organizations — Ortom tells FG 17 year-old girl stabs woman to death in Kano Sylvester Oromoni: Shutting down Dowen college not enough – Kanayo O. Kanayo tells Sanwo-Olu Explosions rock Borno as suspected Boko Haram fighters launch early morning attack

 

Most Read Ex-Heads of State will protect Jonathan from persecution —Kukah (226,452 views) Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu (226,451 views) Full Text of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s 2016 Budget Speech (226,451 views) Sickle cell support group seeks government intervention (226,449 views) FG sends new directive to banks, schools as Buhari extends lockdown by four weeks (226,449 views) Fleeing ex-DG Imo Broadcasting Corporation who stabbed wife to death arrested (226,448 views) Ebonyi bans embalming of corpses in homes (226,446 views) I’ve no Coronavirus, govt wants to kill me – Anambra Index case (226,446 views) HUSHPUPPI: CRIMINALS HAVE NO TRIBE. THEY SHAME ALL OF US... (219,928 views) ASUU strike: Senate intervention ends in deadlock (219,652 views) All you need to know about Peter Obi, PDP VP Candidate (170,805 views) DEMOCRACY DAY: President Muhammadu Buhari’s full speech (169,087 views)

 

 

SECTIONS FAITH (158) EDITORIAL (18) NEWS (7,395) POLITICS (495) SOCIETY (132) SPORTS (58) BUSINESS (370) HEALTH (59) EDUCATION (50) ENTERTAINMENT (55) INTERNATIONAL (183) TECHNOLOGY (6) COLUMNISTS (57) LETTERS (4) OPINION (41)

 

 


There are no video entries posted yet.