Police Detain Personnel over accidental discharge in Anambra
CP Abang appeal for calm, order for detention of police men involved and full scale investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident
On the 15/12/2020 at about 10:30pm, there was an altercation between police operatives and motorcycle riders over some impounded motorcycles as a result of the recent restriction on movement of motorcycles beyond 9:pm in the State.
The situation degenerated into a chaos which led to an accidental discharge that hit one motorcycle rider and burning of Igboukwu police station by irate youth..
The Commissioner of Police CP John B.Abang,fdc is deeply saddened by the unfortunate incident and has ordered for detention of the policemen involved and full scale investigation into the matter.
The CP further appeal for calm and assures the public that justice would be done in the case and the outcome of Police investigation shall be made public in due course please.
SP Haruna Mohammed
PPRO Anambra State Police Command,
For-Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command