December 19 2023

Police officer shot himself dead after mistakenly killing his colleague during arrest

Nigeria Police Force is thrown in mourning mood after a policeman shot himself dead after mistakenly killing his colleague

Nigeria Police Force is mourning the sudden deaths of two of its men after one mistakenly killed the other and then shot himself to death.

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The incident occurred on Sunday afternoon, December 17, at Nyogor-Lueku, Khana Local Government Area in Rivers State.

According to the story, mother of one Mr. Akere Akpobari made complaint against him to the police. Inspector Nelson Abuante and Monday Gbaramana were sent to arrest Akpobari but he resisted arrest.

Then, amidst the struggle Inspector Abuante mistakenly shot down his colleague. He and Akpobari’s mother tried to rush him to the hospital but met another hurdle. The vehicle with which they were taking him ran shot of fuel, leaving them stranded there where Inspector Monday died.

Seeing the tragedy, Abuante took his own gun and shot himself death at the spot.

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The Police Public Relations Officer in Rivers, Grace Iringe-Koko, has already confirmed the incident.

“Yes, the incident happened. We are investigating to unravel what really happened,” Iringe-Koko said.


Posted December 19, 2023 by profW in category "Viral Gists

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