Police Begins Investigation On Allege Defilement Of Minor By An Inspector
The Police Command in Nasarawa State has begun investigation into the case of alleged defilement of a minor by a police officer in the state.
DSP Ramhan Nansel, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) made the disclosure in a statement and made available to newsmen on Friday in Lafia.
According to the PPRO on July 18, 2022 around 1:20pm a complaint about the case was lodged at B-Division, Lafia.
He said the complaint was that a Police Inspector attached to State Intelligence Bureau, Nasarawa State was in the habit of having unlawful carnal knowledge of his 15 years old niece who resides with him and his family.
“Upon the receipt of the complaints, Adesina Soyemi, Commissioner of Police (CP) ordered for the arrest of the suspect.
“The CP also directed DCP Shettima Jauro-Mohammed, Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of State Criminal Investigation Department to carry out diligent investigation into the matter.
“Experts were also brought and obtained DNA sample in order to prove further the perpetrator of the act,” the PPRO added.
Nansel noted that the outcome of the test is still being awaited to unravel the culprit and urged people not to preempt the NDA result.
“The Nigeria Police force is a disciplined organisation and will not condone or cover up any act that is contrary to the law and capable of bringing the Force to disrepute.
The public is hereby assured of a comprehensive investigation into the case as outcome of the investigation will be made public,” he added.
The Police spokesperson therefore said that anyone found wanting in the matter would be dealt with in accordance with the provisions of the law.