IGP, Police apologise to Edwin Clark
– Promises to deal with errant officers.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, has apologised to elder statesman, Edwin Clark over the unauthorised invasion carried out by some police operative on his Abuja residence.
Idris, who has already detained the informant and the four policemen who carried out the illegal raid, sent a delegation, led by Deputy Inspector General, DIG, Operations, Habila Joshak, and some Commissioners of Police, to convey his apology.
Jimoh Moshood, Force Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in a statement said Idris was not aware and did not also authorise the search.
He said Joshak “apologised on behalf of the Nigeria Police Force and the IGP for the misconduct of the said Police Personnel and the attendant embarrassment the search has caused on the Elder Statesman and his family”.
“The delegation was received by Chief Edwin Clark and the apology was accepted by him”.
The image maker further said that the four policemen, after investigation, will be tried within the Force Disciplinary Procedures before appropriate punishments are meted out to them.
“The IGP has directed the immediate parade of the informant(Suspect) on Wednesday 5th September, 2018 in the presence of the press and the public, before his prompt arraignment and prosecution in Court”.