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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Police Dismiss Officer Who Attempted To Kill Girl Friend


From Godwin Akomah, Lagos

Six months after, Police Sergeant 
Eze Aiwansoba attached to the Special Protection Unit, Base 16, Ikeja, has been shown the way out of the Nigeria Police for gun attack on his girl friend.

Aside dismissal, Sgt. Eze has also been handed over to the State Criminal Investigation Department for prosecution.

Driven by jealous rage, the ex - Sergeant fired at and attempted to kill his lady friend, Miss Joy Ndubueze on 8th October, 2020, at Salvation Road, Opebi, Ikeja of Lagos State until providence and passers - by pull her off the jaw of death from intimate partner's violence. 

The Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Police Command, Olumuyiwa Adejobi who conveyed the development in a release, said the incident was referred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCIID) of the Lagos State Police Command for investigation.

Investigation indicted him, stating the ex-policeman has a case to answer. 

Adejobi, a Chief Superintendent of Police(CSP), explained that the passed through orderly room trial, was found guilty, recommended for dismissal and approval for his dismissal was granted by the appropriate police authority.

"The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem, 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," Adejobi sated.

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