Shun Jungle Justice, Repose Confidence In The Rule Of Law- Edo CP

Edo State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Dankwara has frowned at the incessant cases of jungle justice in the State.

The CP made this call on Monday, 28th November 2022, following the death of a man in the hands of a mob on Sunday, 27th 28th November, 2022 at Iyanamo Community, Off Ekehuan Army Barracks, Benin City.

Victim of the mob

The victim whose identity is yet unknown was allegedly mobbed to death over an allegation that he stole an unregistered motorcycle.

Dankwara implored citizens of Edo State to repose a little more confidence in the Rule of Law and in the Law enforcement institutions.

According to a press release issued and signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, Edo State Command, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, four persons linked to the death of the deceased have been arrested and are assisting the Police in their investigation.

The four suspects

The four suspects were identified as: Emmanuel Igube, 19 years, Matthew Gimba, 39 years, Monday Nathaniel, 30 years and Gabriel Akuba, 20 years.

Meanwhile, the CP has directed that the case be transferred from Evbuotubu Police Station to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Benin for further investigation.

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