The Inspector-General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, has ordered immediate investigation, arrest, and prosecution of all culprits that carried out the gruesome killing of Bako Angbashim, who was, at the time of his passing the Divisional Police Officer, Ahoada Division in Rivers State.
A statement signed by Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, on Friday, said the IGP vowed to leave no dtone unturned to ensure perpetrators of the crime face the full wrath of the law.
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The statement obtained by PlatinumPost in Abuja reads in full : “The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has condemned the gruesome murder of SP Bako Angbashim, who was, at the time of his passing the Divisional Police Officer, Ahoada Division in Rivers State. The slain DPO was humiliated, gruesomely murdered, and mutilated by some hardened armed criminals in Ahoada area of Rivers State on Friday, 8th September, 2023, while on operation in the area.
The IGP has however ordered immediate investigation, arrest, and prosecution of all the culprits that carried out the heinous and barbaric act; adding that such an act is not only an affront on our national status but also a reflection of lack of patriotism and gross illegality.
The IGP, while emphasizing unequivocally that such nefarious acts against any operative in Nigeria, will not be taken with levity as all the perpetrators will be caused to face the full wrath of the law, extends his deepest condolences to the grieving family, dedicated colleagues and friends of SP Bako Angbashim urging them to embody his dedication, humility, and selflessness.