4 policemen in trouble over raid on Edwin Clark’s house

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4 Nigerian policemen in trouble over raid of Edwin Clark’s house


By Joseph Edeh/Abuja

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the detention and investigation of four policemen and the informant involved in the raid of Chief Edwin Clark ‘s residence in Abuja.


A report credited to one of the major newspapers alleged that the Police on Tuesday raided the Abuja residence of Clark.


In a statement in Abuja on Tuesday, the Nigeria Police Force spokesman, acting DCP Jimoh Moshood, said the I-G did not order the raid of the elder statesman’s residence as alleged.


The spokesman said that the outcome of the investigation by the I-G monitoring unit would be made public.


Moshood said that the force would not condone misconduct by any of its personnel that could run contrary to the rule of law.


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