Policeman arrested in Niger for ‘killing driver’


A policeman, who allegedly killed a driver and injured another on Tegina – Lagos road, has been arrested by the Niger State Police Command.

The command’s spokesman, Bala Elkana, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna that investigation into the incident had commenced.

“The policeman in question has been arrested and detained as the Commissioner of Police, Zubairu Muazu, has ordered for an in-depth investigation into the case.

“The policeman will be tried in police orderly room,” said the police spokesman.

He re-assured that anyone found culpable would be prosecuted according to the law and urged residents to remain calm as investigation continued into the incident.



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