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Abia Police Dismiss Corporal for Shooting Man Dead

Disciplinary actions have been concluded by the Abia State Police Command concerning the unfortunate incident resulting in the death of Mr. Emmanuel Okocha.

This saw the dismissal of Police Corporal Obagi Njok who shot Okocha dead.

The command revealed that relevant stakeholders including the family of the deceased were carried along at every step of the process.

This was disclosed by ASP Maureen Chinaka, the Police Public Relations Officer, Abia State Command

Chinaka said in a statement, “Police Corporal Obagi Njok (as he then was) was found guilty of discreditable conduct to with misuse of firearm and has therefore been dismissed from the Nigeria Police Force.

“Investigation into the criminal aspects of his conduct has also been concluded and the matter has therefore been handed over to the office of the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Abia state on 24/05/2024 for prosecution in court.

“The Abia State Police Command remains steadfast in upholding professionalism and the rule of law. We unequivocally condemn any act of misconduct, unprofessionalism, and indiscipline among our officers.”

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