Painful! Policewoman Killed at Eneka in Port Harcourt
Rivers State Police command confirms the death of a woman sergeant on duty shot by fellow policeman at Eneka roundabout of the State
In a press release made available by the police public relations officer of the state, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, the command regrets to announce the death of W/Sgt Lovender Elekwachi who until her untimely death was serving at Eneka Division and was posted to the Eneka roundabout on traffic duties.
According to the release, the late woman Sergeant was shot while controlling traffic by Sergeant Bitrus Osaiah attached to the Operations Department of the Command.
Meanwhile, the Sergeant who is said to be attached to the Rivers State Task Force on Decongestion, the release says has been arrested, disarmed and is undergoing Orderly Room Trial.
It was further confirmed that two other members of the Task Force have also been arrested and are being questioned while the Hilux vehicle belonging to the Task Force has been impounded and the corpse of the Woman Sergeant deposited in the mortuary.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Joseph G. Mukan, psc (+) 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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