Enugu State Police Command has arrested an officer for allegedly killing a man in Inyi community within Oji River Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday, June 25.
Spokesperson of the, SP Ebere Amaraizu, who confirmed the unfortunate incident on Thursday in Enugu, said that the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Sulaiman Balarabe, had expressed displeasure on the incident.
“It was gathered that the erring cop identified as Corporal Peter Anor on duty at a commercial bank located at Inyi community had hit the victim, Sunday Arinze, 28, from Umuchime Village in Inyi Community with stick. This made him, the deceased, to be unconscious and was subsequently rushed to Genesis Foundation Hospital, Inyi, where he was confirmed dead by a doctor on duty,’’ he said.
Amaraizu said that the commissioner had directed for a full scale investigation into the incident to ensure that justice prevailed, as he promised during his visit to the area shortly after the incident.
“The erring cop is currently helping the operatives of the homicide unit of the state Criminal Investigations Department of the command in their investigations,’’ the police spokesman said.