Police Detains Officer Over Alleged Illegal Duty, Political Clash
*CP orders investigation
The Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Police Command, CP Bethrand C. Onuoha, has today ordered for an investigation into a viral online video where a Police Officer was seen in the pool of his blood as a result of the Political clash in Idah.
In a press statement e-signed and released to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP by the Command’s Spokesperson, SP William Ovye Aya stated that, “The Commissioner of Police Kogi State Police Command, CP Bethrand C. Onuoha, psc (+), has ordered for an investigation into a trending video where a Police Officer was seen in the pool of his blood as a result of the Political clash in Idah.”
According to the statement, “The Commissioner of Police while condemning the incident noted that the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Criminal Investigation Department has been tasked to commence investigation.”
“The CP reiterates the Command’s unwavering commitment to continue to engage the critical stakeholders in Election Security Management to ensure a secure environment for electoral process.”
He added that, the Command is ever determined in providing a level playing ground for all Political Parties as they embark on campaigns, rallies, procession among others.
He sternly warns would-be trouble makers who are hell bent on causing violence and to undermine the credibility of the electoral process in the State to stay away from such act as the Police in synergy with other Security Agencies in Election Security Management will not hesitate to deal decisively with anyone caught disrupting the electoral process.