AKWA IBOM POLICE COMMAND
21ST JANUARY, 2020.
RE: DEATH OF MRS. DEBORAH NKEREUWEM NKPENIE
The attention of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command has been drawn to a publication in some dailies and online media that a Police personnel attached to the Akwa Ibom State Police Command, one Inspr. Bassey Ikpe reportedly beat up one Mrs. Deborah Nkereuwem Nkpenie to death on Thursday, 16th of January, 2020.
To authenticate this serious allegation, the Commissioner of Police, Akwa Ibom State Police Command, CP Imohimi Edgal has ordered the immediate arrest of the said Inspector. The Commissioner has instructed the Deputy Commissioner, State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) to carry out a thorough investigation into the matter, while reiterating the Command’s commitment to policing with great respect for human rights.
SP ODIKO MACDON
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
COMMISSIONER OF POLICE,
AKWA IBOM STATE.