The Imo State Commissioner of Police, Isaac O. Akinmoyede, has condemned in strong terms the killing of one Mr. Jude Oguzie by some operatives attached to the state command.
Jude Oguzie, was killed by officers of the Imo State Police Command on Saturday 5, 2020 along the Njaba/Owerri.
In statement released on Sunday and signed by the PRO, SP Ikeokwu Godson Orlando, the Commissioner castigated the officers for failing to adhere to the rules guiding the use of firearms, and therefore ordered an immediate investigation to unravel the the root cause of the incident.
The officers involved has however been identified, arrested and are presently in custody.
While sympathising with the deceased family, the Police Commissioner assured that he would do everything possible to ensure justice is done.
“The Command regrets the killing of the deceased under any guise especially now that the force is doing everything within its powers to put an end to incidents of brutality and incivility to members of the public”. the statement says.