22 March 2019

Nigeria: Traffic Wardens, Not Conventional Police, Killed NSCDC Officer - Force Pro

In a statement, however, the police spokesperson, ACP Frank Mba, said the officer was killed by traffic wardens who are not conventional police.

"The deceased who was later identified as a member of NSCDC was said to be driving along with members of his family precisely his wife."

"He was said to have disobeyed traffic regulations and contravened by two traffic warden who are not conventional policemen," Mba stated.

He said, "I want you to note that the contravention was carried out by traffic warden personnel, they are not conventional policemen."

He said on contravention I was told he drove himself personally to Nyanya Police station, he walked out of the car and was taken to the charge room for questioning.

It was simply in this process that he slumped, they rushed him to a hospital where he was eventually confirmed dead, Mba stated.

He was not on in full uniform, he was wearing only a trouser of the uniform which when seated in the vehicle, makes it difficult to identify him as uniform personnel.

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