The Delta State Commissioner of Police, Wale Abass, has ordered the immediate arrest and detention of a Police Inspector for shooting Mr Lucky.
According to the Delta State Police spokesman, Bright Edafe, Lucky was shot by the Police Inspector on the 5th of December 2023 at about 4:34 PM, at Ekrerhavwe Junction, Agbarho, while on stop-and-search duty.
Edafe said: “ The Commissioner of Police, on receipt of the sad news, immediately ordered the arrest and detention of the errant police officer.
“He also directed that the officer be immediately transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Asaba for a thorough and speedy investigation.
“CP Wale Abass commiserates with the injured victim, wishing him a speedy recovery. He also noted that the Force, being a disciplined organisation, 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.”BEWARE All Rights Reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or part without prior express written permission from Juliana Francis