The Commissioner of Police, Akwa Ibom State Command, CP Andrew Amiengheme has expressed displeasure over the incessant assault on safety officers within the state which led to the killing of 1 CSP Ben Ajide-Commander of the State Fast Intervention Unit and two others,
4 different law enforcement officials are nonetheless lacking in Essien Udim Native authorities space of Akwa Ibom State, he mentioned.
In a press launch signed by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Odiko Macdon on Wednesday in Uyo, the State capital, the CP who mentioned the distant and rapid explanation for the incident have been but to be ascertained, pressured that such a pattern was unacceptable and wouldn’t be tolerated within the state.
It’s been gathered that safety operatives notably, the police have come below assault from gunmen in Akwa Ibom State in latest instances.
Inside the month of February police services together with vans have been set ablaze whereas an officer on patrol car was additionally burnt to dying few others shot useless.
It was additional gathered that gunmen terrorizing the Ikot Afanga group in Essien Udim native authorities of the state on the early hours of Monday, exactly at 2:30am stormed the residence of 1 inspector Aniekan an indigene of the world who was nonetheless quick asleep and set the home ablaze.
A resident of the group who recognized herself as Mfon narrated to our correspondent that the mentioned inspector has performed a distinguished function in arresting the criminals.
In accordance with her, “this factor is not humorous, we wakened yesterday to see the burnt physique of Inspector Aniekan. These boys noticed him as a menace contemplating his function in arresting, detaining and convicting them. They accused him of generally detaining them within the station with out charging them to courtroom.
“He was taken unawares and he has simply paid the supreme value.”
In the meantime, the village head of the world, nervous over the incident reported the matter to the police and demanded extra policemen in his space, however the gunmen got here after him and burnt down his home as nobody was inside the home once they launched the assault.
Nevertheless, a Police Fast Intervention workforce led by CSP Ben Ajide was drafted for peacekeeping to the scene, sadly, the CSPwas shot useless by the gunmen alongside two different officers whereas 4 others are nonetheless lacking.
Amid that pandemonium, nonetheless, the navy officers stormed the world to quell the disaster however one among them was shot useless whereas their van burnt down.
The State Commissioner of Police in response condemned the act and promised to convey the perpetrators to e-book. He, nonetheless, condoled with the deceased’s households and urged the general public to avail the police with helpful info that may assist within the investigations and arrest of the hoodlums.
The assertion in elements, “in latest instances, in Essien Udim Native Authorities Space, Akwa Ibom State, safety personnel, notably, the Nigeria Police, Akwa Ibom Command have come below persistent unprovoked assaults, resulting in deaths and destruction of property, a pattern which is completely absurd and unacceptable.
“Whereas the distant and rapid causes of those unprovoked assaults are unknown, a discreet investigation is on the way in which to unravel the identical and search an enduring answer.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP AMIENGHEME ANDREW, fdc, Psc(+) is deeply saddened by the unprovoked assault on safety personnel who have been out sustaining the peace yesterday, thirtieth March 2021 which led to the demise of CSP Ben Ajide who was the Commander of the Command’s Fast Intervention Unit and two others, whereas 4 others are lacking.
“The CP hereby deeply condoles with the deceased households and desires to guarantee the identical and members of the general public that the Command below his watch is not going to be deterred in finishing up its assigned constitutional mandate and can do all inside its powers to convey perpetrators to e-book.
The Police Boss, subsequently, calls on members of the general public to volunteer helpful info, he additional assured that such info can be handled with utmost confidentiality whereas urging all crucial stakeholders to be united and kind a formidable entrance to convey the menace to an finish.”