The Rivers state police command has confirmed the death of a female police Sergeant allegedly shot by another police officer, Bitrus Isaiah attached to Rivers State Task Force on Decongestion.
Nnamdi Omoni, the state police spokesperson, in a statement on Thursday, explained that the deceased officer, Lovender Elekwachi who served at Enekan Police Division, Port-Harcourt was shot dead on traffic duties at the Enekan roundabout.
“The Hilux vehicle belonging to the Task Force has been impounded and the corpse of the Woman Sergeant deposited in the mortuary,” the statement reads.
“The Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan, has ordered investigation into the matter with a view to unraveling the circumstances that led to her death and has appealed for calm, pending the outcome of the investigation, promising that the interest of justice must be served in the circumstance.”
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