Nigerian Police Officer Commits Suicide To Avoid Murder Trial.

The Nigerian Police Force.

A Nigerian Police officer by name, Okon Essien, detained at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Yaba, for allegedly shooting and killing one Mr Hassan Stanley, has allegedly killed himself to eschew tribulation.

The Command’s Spokesman, Bala Elkana, verbally expressed that Essien was apprehended at Akodo on the 1st of Jnauary this year, alongside three of his colleagues namely; Insp. Lawrence Adegboye, Insp. Olorunloju Olusegun and Sgt Ovbioghi Joseph. “The Police officers intercepted four suspects namely, Samson Ugonah, Omachi Godwin, Hassan Stanley and Prosper Okoye along Area 12, Offshore Oil Dangote Refinery Project, Akodo.

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, stated that “Inspector Essien is alleged to have shot at one of the suspects, Stanley, resulting to his death. “The policemen were apprehended and taken to SCID, Yaba, for investigation,” Elkana also expressed that Essien was alleged to have killed himself while in custody. “His corpse has been deposited at the mortuary for autopsy. “The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, has authoritatively mandated an in+depth investigation into the case. Investigation is on-going,” he said.

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