The police command in Enugu says it has dismissed Edem Ebong, a police inspector, for his alleged involvement in the k*lling of five persons in the state.
Recall that four persons also sustained inj*ries during the incident which occurred on June 20, 2021, at Golf estate in Enugu. In a statement on Friday, Daniel Ndukwe, Enugu police spokesperson, said the prosecution of the dismissed officer has also been approved.
The police commended members of the public for their patience and understanding during the period of investigation. “The Enugu State Police Command wishes to inform the general public that the assistant inspector-general of police in-charge of Zone 13, Ukpo-Dunukofia Anambra State, AIG Muri Umar Musa, has approved the recommended p*nishment of dismissal from the Nigeria Police Force and prosecution of Inspector Edem Ebong, hitherto attached to Special Protection Unit (SPU) Base 9 Umuahia, for the offence of m*rder.
The approval is sequel to the command’s conclusion of disciplinary trial and thorough investigation launched into the case of alleged sh*oting and k*lling of five persons, as well as the inj*ry of four others for no justifiable reasons, by the Police Inspector, at Golf Estate Enugu, on 20/06/2021,” the statement read.