Tue. May 28th, 2024

EFCC Hands Over Personnel To Police Over Colleague’s Death

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has handed its personnel to Nigeria Police for prosecution over the death of an official attached to the Sokoto command who confirmed dead after a scuffle.

The deceased identified as Inspector Abel Isah Dickson, died from the injuries sustained during a scuffle that involved three personnel of commission.

Officials of the anti-graft agency, who were familiar with the matter, said the young officers were involved in the scuffle following the disagreement on the custody of items.

The spokesman of the commission, Wilson Uwujaren, who confirmed the incident at a press briefing, on Tuesday morning said the two suspects had been arrested and handed over to police.

Uwujaren specifically said the incident happened on May 5, 2023 and the victim was confirmed dead on May 7 at Usman Danfodio University Teaching Hospital in Sokoto.

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