Police in Anambra are looking into reports of officer homicides (OKWUZU)
The Nigeria Police Force has started an inquiry into claims that somepolicemen in Anambra State engaged in extrajudicial executions, extortion, and highhanded behavior.
In a statement released on Tuesday, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi, the force's public relations officer, announced the beginning of a thorough investigation. Adejobi revealed that investigators from the Special Investigation Panel (SIP) have traveled to the places and locations for on-the-spot evaluation.
The group's mission is to use all available resources and extend its tentacles in order to make sure that all information received is analyzed.
Adejobi promised that the SIP, which is made up of IGP Monitoring Unit officers and answers to the Inspector-General of Police, will carry out its duties with professionalism and uphold justice. The Anambra RRS, Okuzu, will be cleaned up and reformed, according to a police announcement, "to reflect the current ideas and administrative styles of the Force leadership." The spokesperson continued, "This sanitization will be likewise extended to other tactical squads around the NPF."
Adejobi stressed, however, that none of the Anambra Command officers named in the circulating claim had ever been detained or arrested. According to him, "they were called to the Force Headquarters for questioning in order to obtain a clue on the trending charges."
The FPRO said that IGP Usman Baba ordered the start of a thorough probe as a result of their denial of the claims made by a well-known blog.
ONIKEWIDE reports In a series of articles, Gistlover detailed the alleged crimes committed by officers Patrick Agbazue, Nkeiruka Nwode, and Harrison Akama.
Chief Superintendent Agbazue is in charge of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) Unit. Akama, an Inspector, is a member of the RRS, and Nwode, a Superintendent, serves as the spokesperson for Zone 13 Headquarters.
The blog published disturbing videos of dozens of bodies being stored in a chamber along with descriptions of the purported extortion and murder of the victims.
The citizens claim that the authorities detained them, called them "unknown gunmen," mistreated them, and seized their money, cars, and other belongings. As a result, some people died.