BREAKING: IGP Summons Anambra Senior Officers To Force HQ
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba has summoned some senior police officers of the Anambra State Command allegedly linked with recent killings and kidnapping for ransom.
The IGP has also set up a special investigation panel to investigate allegations of criminal activities levelled against some senior officers of the Anambra Police Command.
The investigation is against the backdrop of some weighty allegations of kidnapping, organ harvesting, extortion and the mysterious disappearance of suspects levelled against the officers.
The Police in a statement on Friday, signed by its Spokesperson, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi confirmed the identities of the officers including those serving at the Zone 13 Command, Ukpo-Dunukofia, and the State’s Command on social media platforms.
“In light of the serious allegations levelled against the officers – CSP Patrick Agbazue, officer-in-charge of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), Anambra State Command; SP Nwode Nkeiruka, the Police Public Relations Officer of the Zone 13 Headquarters, Ukpo-Dunukofia, and Inspector Harrison Akama attached to the RRS, they reported at the Force Headquarters, Louis Edet House, Abuja today Friday 17th February 2023,” the statement said.
The panel under the IGP Monitoring and Mentoring Unit will investigate the allegations described by the police as “unprofessionalism, high-handedness, and extra-judicial killings”, targeted to ascertain the veracity of the allegations for further necessary action.
“The panel has been given a period of two weeks to come up with a report of investigations,” the statement revealed.
The Force further enjoined members of the public “who have had experiences or information on acts of high-handedness, extortion, or extra-judicial killings by the officers to send detailed information via mobile number 08036242591, or by email via [email protected], [email protected] to enable the panel to achieve a wholistic investigation”.
The IGP assured the public that the findings of the investigations will determine the next line of action, adding that justice will be delivered in the case and sanctions meted out to any officers found guilty accordingly.