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IGP orders speedy investigation into death of NSCDC officer

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Insists that there will be no Cover-Up

Godsgift Onyedinefu

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu has ordered a comprehensive and speedy investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of the late Ogar Jumbo, an Assistant Superintendent of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

The Force Public Relations Officer Frank Mba, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists on Saturday.

According to the statement, the IGP While condoling with the family, the Commandant General of the NSCDC, friends and professional colleagues of the deceased, reassured them that everything humanly possible will be done to ensure that justice prevails in the case.

The statement added: “He equally enjoins that the NSCDC along with the family of the deceased, may, for the purpose of transparency, nominate any medical doctor of their choice to witness the autopsy, at the appropriate time and venue.

“Needless to state that an autopsy, which is a comprehensive forensic examination on the body of a dead person, will help the investigators to have a definitive understanding of the real cause of death of the deceased.

“The IGP therefore calls for calm from the family and friends of the deceased and the entire public, reiterating that the case will not be swept under the carpet.”

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