Edo CP orders investigation into death of policeman killed in Auchi


THERE is unease in the northern Edo town of Auchi, headquarters of Etsako Local Government Area of Edo State following the murder of a policeman by some suspected thugs.

The Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr Lawal Jimeta who condemned the murder said that he has ordered a full-scale investigation into the killing of Mr Felix Egbon, a police inspector who was reportedly shot dead on Friday night.

The Edo State Police spokesman, Mr Chidi Nwanbuzor who disclosed this to Tribune Online in Benin on Saturday explained that Egbon was shot at about 9 pm when he and his team who were enforcing COVID-19 curfew were attacked.

The hoodlums were reported to have emerged from the bush at…

Source: Nigerian Tribune