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IGP orders arrest of Police officer implicated in Enugu Killing

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Inspector General of Police, Solomon has directed the immediate arrest and investigate   a police officer said to be a collaborator in the attack allegedly perpetrated by herdsmen in Ukpabi, Nimbo community, Uzo-Uwani local government area of Enugu state.

The IGP, who gave the directive when he accompanied, Senator Chukwuka Utazi, the senator representing Enugu North, to the attacked community.

He said that the said police officer be investigated and if found guilty, be prosecuted.

The police officer was simply identified as Corporal Chukwu.

He vowed to bring to prosecution those found culpable of the deaths of the community members

He said: “I am not happy about what has happened and that is why I have decided to come and have an on-the-spot assessment of the situation.

“I have been discussing with the senator from the area and others to enable us find lasting solution to the problem. I have been able to see what happened and we should be able to find solutions.

“I can assure Nigerians that nobody has the right to take the life of any other Nigerian and go free with it. We are going to make sure that we catch them and prosecute them, and we will create the enabling environment for peace.”

 

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