The Commissioner of Police, Edo State Command, CP Mohammed A. Dankwara FBDFM, FCIMN, has frowned at the incessant cases of jungle justice in the State and therefore implores citizens of Edo State to repose a little more confidence in the Rule of Law and in the Law enforcement institutions.
A statement signed by the Spokesperson of the Command, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, Anipr to hybridnewsng.com, reads that the CP made this call on Monday, following the death of a man, whose identity is yet unknown, in the hands of a mob at Iyanamo Community, Off Ekehuan Army Barracks, Benin City.
“The victim was allegedly mobbed to death over an allegation that he stole an unregistered motorcycle”
Four persons linked to the death of the deceased have been arrested and are assisting the Police in their investigation.
Meanwhile, the CP has directed that the case be transferred from Evbuotubu Police Station to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Benin for further investigation.