On Monday, August 7, 2023, at about 1330 hrs, Rivers State Police Command received a complaint from one Peterside Ebikere “F,” of Polis Road, Elelenwo, Port Harcourt, that on Thursday, August 3, 2023, at about 2200 hrs, while at a Bar/Lounge in company of her husband and three children, all of a sudden, pandemonium broke out, and in the midst of the confusion, mobile policemen from 43 PMF Gombe on special duty in Rivers State on guard fired several shots that hit her husband.
He was rushed to Savealife Hospital, where he was certified dead by the doctor on duty.
Meanwhile, they have deposited the corpse at the Military Hospital Mortuary.
The policemen have been arrested and detained at the State CID for further investigation, and the outcome of the investigation will be made public.
SP GRACE IRINGE-KOKO, anipr
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
RIVERS STATE POLICE COMMAND,