Police Officer Remanded Over “Accidental Discharge” That Killed a Resident in Abuja.


An unnamed police officer has reportedly been remanded over the killing of one Onyebuchi Anene, a resident of Byazhin community in Abuja.

According to a statement by the spokeswoman of FCT police, SP Adeh Josephine, the FCT commissioner of police, CP Benneth Igweh, ordered the criminal investigation department (CID) to commence an immediate discreet investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deceased death.

She said late Anene was reportedly shot dead through accidental discharge by the police officer on Wednesday, May, 22, around 9:45 pm in Byazhin, an Abuja suburb in the nation’s capital.

She said the police officer responsible for the accidental discharge is in custody, while the cp expressed profound and heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and the public at large.


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