Death of Mr. Emmanuel Okocha: Disciplinary actions concluded – Abia State Police Command.

Death of Mr. Emmanuel Okocha: Disciplinary actions concluded – Abia State Police Command.

Abia State Police command has stated that disciplinary actions have been concluded concerning the unfortunate incident resulting in the death of Mr. Emmanuel Okocha, who was shot by the then Police Corporal Obagi Njok.

A release signed by ASP Maureen Chinaka LLB Anipr, Police Public Relations Officer, for Commissioner Of Police, Abia State Command, CP Kenechukwu Onwuemelie, stated that the Command carried along relevant stakeholders including the family of the deceased at every step of the process.

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According to the release, the then Police Corporal Obagi Njok was found guilty of discreditable conduct to with misuse of firearm and has therefore been dismissed from the Nigeria Police Force.

According to the release, investigation into the criminal aspects of his conduct has also been concluded and the matter has therefore been handed over to the office of the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Abia state on the 24th day of May, 2024 for prosecution in court.

“The Abia State Police Command remains steadfast in upholding professionalism and the rule of law. We unequivocally condemn any act of misconduct, unprofessionalism, and indiscipline among our officers”, the release partly read.