Inspector General of Police Comes Against DPO over Killings in Benue - eritvnews

Inspector General of Police Comes Against DPO over Killings in Benue


The Divisional Police Officer in charge Gboko has been is under interrogation over the mob action that resulted in death of at least 7 people in Gboko, Benue stae. 
Owoseni said the DPO was being questioned on whether he acted professionally upon getting a distress call on the day of the incident.
“We have arrested some suspects and of course the (Nigeria) Police has its accountability process.

“At the moment we are trying to find out exactly what happened on that day, we are also looking at what the response time was taking into consideration when the distress call was made and when the response came in.
“It is on the basis of this that the Divisional Officer of a Division Gboko is being questioned. We want to know what time he got the distress call and what was his immediate action.

“We are also trying to find out from him if he responded professionally because as a police officer our allegiance and loyalty is to the constitution of this country not to any other person,” he said
Meanwhile, a reliable source told News Agency of Nigeria at the state headquarters that the DPO had been moved to Force Headquarters, Abuja, for further questioning.

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