CP ORDERS ARREST OF INSPECTOR OVER MURDER

CP ORDERS ARREST OF INSPECTOR OVER MURDER

Pix: The Commissioner of Police, CP Imohimi Edgal.

The Commissioner of Police, Akwa Ibom State Command, CP Imohimi Edgal has ordered the arrest of one Inspr. Bassey Ikpe over the murder of an aged woman who was known as Mrs Deborah Nkereuwem Nkpenie.

Pix: The diseased, Mrs Deborah Nkereuwem Nkpenie.

This was contained in a Press Release of the Command signed by the Public Relations Officer, SP Odiko Macdon on behalf of the Commissioner of Police.

The Press Release dated 21st January, 2020 reads:

“RE: DEATH OF MRS. DEBORAH NKEREUWEM NKPENIE

“The attention of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command has been drawn to a publication in some dailies and online media that a Police personnel attached to the Akwa Ibom State Police Command, one Inspr. Bassey Ikpe reportedly beat up one Mrs. Deborah Nkereuwem Nkpenie to death on Thursday, 16th of January, 2020.

“To authenticate this serious allegation, the Commissioner of Police, Akwa Ibom State Police Command, CP Imohimi Edgal has ordered the immediate arrest of the said Inspector. The Commissioner has instructed the Deputy Commissioner, State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) to carry out a thorough investigation into the matter, while reiterating the Command’s commitment to policing with great respect for human rights.”

Pix: The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Odiko Macdon.

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