Delta Police Commissioner Orders Detention Of Inspector Who Shot Teenager In Abdomen

The Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Wale Abass, has ordered the detention of a police inspector who shot a teenager in his abdomen on Tuesday, at Ekrerhavwe Junction, Agbarho, while on stop and search duty,

A statement on Tuesday, 5th December 2023 signed by the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP. Edafe Bright said that he also directed that the officer be immediately transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Asaba for a thorough and speedy investigation.

CP Wale Abass commiserates the injured victim, wishing him a speedy recovery.

He also noted that the Force, being a disciplined organization, will not condone such cruel action by any member of the Force, assuring that the offending officer will be subjected to internal disciplinary measures including criminal prosecution.

He, therefore, appealed to members of the public to remain calm and law-abiding, assuring them justice will not just be done but will be seen to have been done.