May 24, 2018

Chief of Army Staff orders investigation into Delta killing

Chief of Army Staff orders investigation into Delta killing

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has ordered an investigation, commencing monday into the alleged murder of Mrs. Alice Akparobi, and the shooting of one Shedrack Saduwa in the stomach at Effurun in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State six months ago.

The army boss gave the directive in response to the May 16, 2016 petition by lawyer and rights activist, Oghenejabor Ikimi to the Nigerian Army through the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) demanding that the matter be investigated to let justice prevail.

THISDAY learnt that the COAS order for inquiry was directed to the Army Special Investigation Bureau and communicated in an October 7 letter through the Nigerian Army Corps of Military Police to Ikimi on behalf of Isaac Akparobi, relative to late Mrs. Akparobi and seriously injured Saduwa. Read more

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