Another Senior Police Officer Slumps, Dies In Office
An Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Administration in the Bayelsa State Police Command, ACP Emmanuel Idowu Asufi, slumped and died while performing official duty on Tuesday.
ACP Asufi was said to have collapsed and died at the Police headquarters in Ovom community, Yenagoa, on Tuesday afternoon.
The sudden death of the police chief threw the fold of the Bayelsa Police Command into shock.
The deceased was an indigene of Ekwani community in Delta State. He was the ACP in charge of Administration at the State Police Command.
When journalists visited the police state command on Wednesday, the mood was solemn.
Many police personnel, who worked with the deceased, expressed shock over his sudden demise.
The deceased served as Chief Security Officer to the Bayelsa Government House and Commander of the State Security Outfit, Operation Door Akpor.
Recall last month, a deputy inspector general of police in charge of the Force Criminal Investigations Department, Joseph Egbunike slumped and died in his FCID Area 10 office in Abuja.
Until his death, Egbunike headed the Special Investigation Panel constituted by the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, to investigate the suspended head of the Police Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari, over money laundering allegations.
Gunmen Invade FCT, kidnap 4 family members
About 10 Gunmen, suspected to be kidnappers, at the early hours of Wednesday, invaded and kidnapped four family members in Shadadi community in Kuje Area Council, Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
“Immediately they entered at about 1.a.m., they told everybody in the house to lie down with each of them pointing their guns on each member of the family.
“The next thing they did was that, they demanded for a bag in the house and when one of the family members brought a bag, they rejected it and demanded for a particular one.
“The family member went inside the room and brought another bag that they accepted and abducted the husband, one of his daughters, his brother and his sister in-law,” he said.
The relative appealed to security agencies, particularly the police to come to the aide of the abductees to ensure their safe release.