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Policeman Dismissed From From Service For Attempted Murder Of Girlfriend

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Policeman Dismissed From From Service For Attempted Murder Of Girlfriend

The Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Police has dismissed one of its operatives identified as Sgt Eze Aiwansoba from service.

The Command also disclosed that Aiwansoba has been charged to the Magistrate Court in Yaba for prosecution.

According to a statement on Monday by the spokesperson of the Lagos State Police Command, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Aiwansoba, who was attached to the Special Protection Unit, Base 16, Ikeja, was found guilty of firing and attempting to kill his lady friend, Joy Ndubueze, f, on 8th October, 2020, at Salvation Road, Opebi, Ikeja of Lagos State.

The statement reads: “The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, ordered for the orderly room trial of the suspect where he was found guilty and recommended for dismissal. The approval for his dismissal was contained in a letter numbered PC. 458465/LS/DFA/2, dated 2nd February, 2021.”

“After his dismissal, Ex-Sergeant Eze Aiwansoba, was transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for prosecution via letter numbered AR:3100/LS/SPM/Vol.2/311 dated 3rd February, 2021.”

“The State CID had written a letter to the Director of Public Prosecution, Lagos State, for legal advice which was eventually replied, noting that the sergeant should be charged to court for attempted Murder contrary to Sec 230, Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.”

“The Ex-sergeant was charged to Magistrate Court, Yaba, on 9th February, 2021, with attempted Murder of Joy Ndubueze; and the case is still on.”

“The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has therefore assured the general public that no erring police personnel would go unpunished as the command will not condone any act of criminality and unprofessionalism in all areas.”

Meanwhile, an army corporal serving in Borno State has reportedly ended his life after shooting himself in the head.

One of his colleagues serving with 212 Battalion, Maiduguri, while speaking on the incident said the deceased must have killed himself due to depression.

The incident happened on Saturday when the deceased was seen lying next to his gun with a severe bullet wound in the head.

Source: Naija News

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