The Police Commissioner in Delta State, Wale Abass has order immediate detention and investigation of Police Inspector involved in alleged shooting incident of a citizen in the State.

This was made known through the statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Edafe Bright  yesterday at Delta Police Command in Asaba.

"Following the shooting of one Lucky (surname unknown) by a Police Inspector on 5/12/2023 at about 1634hours at Ekrerhavwe Junction, Agbarho, while on stop and search duty, 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, He said.

Commiserating with the victim,  CP Abass wish 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. 
However, he appealed to the 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.

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