JUST IN: IGP Denies Ordering Officers To Raid Residence Of Clark, Order Arrest Of Officers Involved


* .Orders immediate detention of four police personnel and informant involved
..IGP monitoring unit to investigate the search by police personnel
Inspector General of Police Mr. Ibrahim Idris has on Tuesday denied sending junior officers to raid the residence of the former Federal Commissioner for Information and South South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark.
In a statement disclosed by the Ag DCP Jimoh O Moshood, Force Public Relations Officers, Mr. Idris ordered for the detention of four police personnel and informant involved in the raid.
Recall that Police officers had stormed the residence of Clark in search of arms which they accused him of keeping.
The police officers were allegedly reported to have raided the residence by the order of IGP.
In view of the above therefore, Police wished to state categorically that Inspector General of Police is not aware and did not order the raid of the residence of the Elder Statesman, Chief Edwin Clark as claimed.
The force equally noted that “notwithstanding, the facts that on daily basis the Nigeria Police Force across the Country receives information from members of the public which were promptly used to prevent and detect crimes and Criminalities, the Force will not condone misconduct by any of its personnel that can run contrary to the rule of law.”