The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested a cop for allegedly killing a middle-aged man at Inyi community in Oji River Local Government Area of the state, The Nation reports.
Police spokesman Ebere Amaraizu, a Superintendent (SP) said the incident happened on Tuesday.
Amaraizu said the Commissioner of Police (CP) Sulaiman Balarabe, expressed displeasure on the unfortunate incident.
“Corporal Peter Anor on duty at a commercial bank located at Inyi community had hit one Sunday Arinze, 28, from Umuchime Village in Inyi Community with a stick. Arinze became unconscious and was rushed to Genesis Foundation Hospital, Inyi, where he was confirmed dead,’’ he said.
He said the commissioner had directed an investigation into the incident to ensure that justice prevailed, as he promised during his visit to the area shortly after the unfortunate incident.
“Corporal Anor is helping the operatives of the homicide unit of the state Criminal Investigations Department (SCID) in their investigations,’’ he said.