Delta Policeman Who Shot Student at Checkpoint Over N1000 Arrested – CP


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The fleeing policeman who allegedly shot a student of the Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku, Sofia Ogogo, and a civil servant, Victor Emeagwai, at a checkpoint in Ibusa, close to Asaba, has been apprehended by the Nigerian Police from Delta State Police Command.

The State Commissioner of Police, Zanna Ibrahim, in a statement issued on Friday, confirmed the arrest of the fleeing officer, Sgt. Sampson Abuo (F/No. 424188).

According to PUNCH, Abuo in company with four other policemen at a checkpoint had flagged down the Toyota Corolla Ogogo travelling in along Ibusa Market when the incident happened.

The State Police Relations Officer, Andrew Aniamaka, on Friday, said the Police Officer in charge of the division and the ASP who led the team to the checkpoint had also been queried by the command over the incident.

Ibrahim in the statement vowed that the command under his watch would ensure that justice was served in the unfortunate incident.

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Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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