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Policemen Kill Civil Defence Officer In Abuja

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Mr. Ogar Jumbo , an Assistant Superintendent of Nigerians Security and Civil Defence  Corps  (NSCDC) was yesterday in Nyanya, Abuja beaten and killed by policemen for violating traffic rules.The incident  occurred at Nyanya market in front of a branch of Redeemed Church near military check point in the morning.

It was gathered that the officer was taking his kids and wife to school when he made a U- turn at a wrong location to enable him meet up with the time.

The policemen who were on duty in the area were said to have stopped him for violating the traffic rules.

The deceased who was in uniform when the incident happened was said to have identified himself with his identity card and pleaded with the officers for their understanding  ‘espirit de corps’ but all the appeals  fell on deaf ears of the officers.

An eye witness (John Ochai) said that the wife came out of the vehicle to plead with officers while the children also joined to telling the police to stop beating their father .

One of the officers was said to have swooped on Ogar hitting him with baton until he suddenly gave up the ghost.

His remains was deposited the General Hospital in Asokoro where his families and friends were seen weeping profusely over the unfortunate incident.

The brother of the deceased, Jumbo Jumbo said that the matter should not be swept under the carpet.   He ,however, called on the police hierarchy to bring  the perpetrators of  the dastardly act to book.

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