IGP fumes as gunmen behead DPO in Rivers

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By Ochogwu Sunday

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has condemned the gruesome murder of the Divisional Police Officer, Ahoada Division in Rivers State, Bako Angbashim.

DAILY POST earlier reported that the DPO was killed on Friday night by gunmen suspected to be cultists terrorizing the area.

According to a viral video, the slain DPO was humiliated and gruesomely murdered by the armed criminals who dismembered the body of the deceased.

It was gathered that the DPO was killed while on operation with his men in the area.

Reacting, IGP in a statement issued by the Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi ordered the arrest and prosecution of the perpetrators.

The IGP noted that “such an act is not only an affront on the national status but also a reflection of lack of patriotism and gross illegality”.

He emphasized that such nefarious acts against any operative in the country will not be taken with levity, stressing that all the perpetrators will be caused to face the full wrath of the law.

The IGP extended his condolences to the grieving family, dedicated colleagues and friends of SP Bako Angbashim, urging them to embody his dedication, humility, and selflessness.

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