Kogi Gov’ship: Police Officer Involved in Political Clash With SDP Supporters on Illegal Duty, CP Orders Investigation

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The Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Police Command, CP Bethrand Onuoha, 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 with supporters of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Idah.

Recall that a serving police officer, ASP Sani Adamu, was apprehended in a political clash with SDP supporters on Wednesday.

It was gathered that the said Police officer was on an illegal duty when the incident occurred.

In a statement issued by the spokesman of the state command, SP William Ovye Aya, in Lokoja on Thursday, the Police Commissioner noted condemned the incident.

The statement noted that the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Criminal Investigation Department has been tasked to commence investigation into the incident.

The Police Commissioner reiterated 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, however, warned 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, will not hesitate to deal decisively with anyone caught disrupting the electoral process.

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