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Police nab fleeing Sergeant who shoots girlfriend in the mouth

By Amidu Arije

It was the end of the road for a police officer, sergeant Eze Aiwansone, who shot his girlfriend, Joy Eze, in the mouth early this month.

The officer flew immediately after the incident in Opebi Area, Ikeja Lagos and the police has since launched a manhunt for him till when he was eventually arrested on Thursday.

The Lagos State Police command said Aiwansone was attached to the Special Protection Unit (SPU) Base 16, Ikeja.

In a statement made available to newsmen on Thursday by the Lagos Police Command Public Relations Officer, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the suspect, who had been on the run, was arrested by his elder brother who is an inspector of police in Lagos State and handed over to the command.

Adejobi disclosed that the State CID Panti has taken over the case on the instruction of the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, for further investigation.

The Commissioner of Police has however warned police personnel in Lagos State to desist from any act that can tarnish the image of the police, and be committed to the principles of Community Policing for better service delivery and public safety in the state.

The incident occurred on 8th October, 2020, at Opebi Ikeja Lagos.

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