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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: EDO POLICE BEGINS INVESTIGATION ON THE KILLING OF POLICEMAN

 Following the murder of a police officer identified as Inspector Felix Egbon, on Friday, May 8, in Edo State, the State’s Commissioner for Police, Lawan Jimeta has called for a detailed investigation on the killing 


Felix Egbon and his team were reportedly attacked by hoodlums while the policemen were enforcing COVID-19 curfew imposed on the state by President Muhammadu Buhari. 


According to the operatives of Auchi Divisional Police Headquarters on Saturday, the policemen were ambushed and attacked by hoodlums at Iyetse quarters, Auchi, with guns and other weapons. 


Report from the police indicates that Egbon was shot in the neck and rushed to General Hospital, Auchi where he died. 


The development has made the Police command call for help from sister security agencies, traditional rulers and residents of the area to help in arresting the perpetrators, adding that useful information to fish out the killers will be applauded. 


However, to ease the stress on the residents and security agencies, the command advised the culprits to surrender themselves to the police.

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