Police arrest six officers for failure to tackle hoodlums who set fire on INEC office in Ebonyi State

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Police arrest six officers for failure to tackle hoodlums who set fire on INEC office in Ebonyi State

The Ebonyi State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of six of its officers over incompetence saying the police officers were locked up for not tackling the hoodlums who allegedly set fire to an Independent National Electoral Commission Registration Area Centre in the Ebonyi.  

 

ASP Loveth Odah, the state Police Public Relations Officer told journalist today in Abakaliki that the affected officers were supposed to guard the facility.

“We were not only appalled that the officers who were supposed to guard the facility didn’t do so but that they did not offer any form of resistance to the hoodlums We didn’t hear them shoot, wound or arrest any of the hoodlums and for such act to be perpetuated without resistance from our officers is unacceptable. The Nigerian Police is a highly disciplined, effective organisation and its officers should be ready to deliver optimum results at all times,” she said.

The PPRO said that the command had interrogated the affected…



Source: Linda Ikeji