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Police Dismisses, Prosecutes Officer For Attempted Murder




Eze Aiwansoba

Ganiyat Ganiyu 

The Lagos State Police Command has dismissed and prosecuted one Sgt Eze Aiwansoba, attached to the Special Protection Unit, Base 16, Ikeja, for firing and attempting to kill his lady friend, Joy Ndubuezeb on October 8, 2020, at Salvation Road, Opebi, Ikeja.

A statement by the Command’s Spokesman, Muyiwa Adejobi said the State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, ordered for the orderly room trial of the suspect where he was found guilty and recommended for dismissal.

He said that the approval for his dismissal was contained in a letter numbered PC. 458465/LS/DFA/2, dated 2nd February, 2021.

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“After his dismissal, Ex-Sergeant Eze Aiwansoba, was transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for prosecution via letter numbered AR:3100/LS/SPM/Vol.2/311 dated 3rd February, 2021.

“The State CID had written a letter to the Director of Public Prosecution, Lagos State, for legal advice which was eventually replied, noting that the sergeant should be charged to court for attempted Murder contrary to Sec 230, Criminal Law of Lagos State,  2015.

“The Ex-sergeant was charged to Magistrate Court, Yaba, on 9th February, 2021, with attempted Murder of Joy Ndubueze; and the case is still on,” the statement added.

He said Odumosu has assured the general public that no erring police personnel would go unpunished as the command would not condone any act of criminality and unprofessionalism in all areas.

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