The Commissioner of Police, Delta State Command, Mr. Zanna M.
Ibrahim, psc has ordered the immediate arrest, detention and investigation
of four policemen for professional misconduct and murder.
The CP gave the directive following report that the policemen shot three persons during a child dedication ceremony at Warri.
A statement from the Command signed by Andrew Aniamaka, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) recalled that on 17/9/2017, at about 1840hrs, Inspector Samuel Imana, Inspector Anthony Nwali, Sgt. Anthony Oniri and Cpl Innocent Ajah, attached to the Area Commander’s office, Warri, during a child dedication ceremony at Edjewo, by Poloko market, Warri, were alleged to
have engaged in shooting which resulted in the death of one Elvis Ovie ‘m’
and injury to two others.
Miffed by the apparently reckless and unwarranted shooting by the police officers, the CP vowed that appropriate sanctions would be
meted to the erring officers after investigation is concluded.
Compol Ibrahim while reiterating that the Command would not condone any act of impunity by any of his officers and men, expressed his heartfelt
condolences to the family and friends of the deceased and the injured and
prays for speedy recovery of the injured victims.