The Police inspector who shot to death a tricycle operator to death at SARS junction Rupokwu will today be charged to court to begin his murder trial.
The police inspector had yesterday under gone orderly room trials and was immediately Debriefed to face trials.The police public relations officer Nnamdi Omoni told correspondent Anita Ogona that the action of the police Inspector on duty at Rukpokwu attracted reaction from the Keke Drivers’ Union who went on Rampage but was immediately contained by police men deployed to the area.
He said the police Commissioner Joseph Mukan ordered the immediate Orderly Room trials of the inspector who has been dismissed and would have his day in court today.
The police public relations officer Nnamdi Omoni also extended Inspector-General of Police condolences to the families of the deceased and the Keke Drivers’ Union, assuring them that he will do all in his powers to ensure that the interest of justice will be served in the matter.
meanwhile PPRO in A statement
DEATH OF A TRICYCLE DRIVER
The Rivers State Police Command was greeted this morning with the sad and unfortunate incident of the death of a tricycle driver who was shot and killed by a Police Inspector on duty at Rukpokwu Junction in Obio/Akpor LGA of Rivers State.
2. The incident attracted reaction from the Keke Drivers’ Union but was however immediately contained by our men deployed to the area.
3. The Commissioner of Police, CP Joseph G. Mukan, psc (+) has condemned the dastardly incident and ordered the immediate commencement of the Inspector’s Orderly Room Trial, who is currently being tried, will be dismissed and charged to court immediately for murder. He has equally extended the heartfelt condolences of the Inspector-General of Police and the Command to the families of the deceased and the Keke Drivers’ Union, assuring them that he will do all in his powers to ensure that the interest of justice will be served in the circumstance, while appealing to all aggrieved persons to maintain restraint and allow the law take its full course.
4. So far, the affected areas have been stabilized and security beefed up at the Rumuokoro Police Station to forestall any breakdown of Law and Order. Accordingly, calm has been restored and business activities resumed, while the situation remains under close monitoring.
SP NNAMDI OMONI,
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE,
RIVERS STATE COMMAND,