Nnaya Eziyi, Umuahia
Headquarters of Abia State Command of the Nigerian Police Force, Umuahia, has been thrown into panic following the slumping of a pregnant police woman at the conference hall.
The woman, who was recently dismissed from the police along with five others for negligence/absence from duty, slumped while they were being presented to the press on Friday.
Unconfirmed reports indicate that she had been rushed to Police Medical Centre along Bende Road, but as at press time nothing more has been heard about her.
The police personnel were said to have committed the offence at the Anti-Kidnapping Section (D7) of State CIID Cell on Saturday, 2 September, which led to the escape of suspects with two AK 47 Rifles.
“The suspects made away with two AK 47 Rifles kept outside the Armory for quick response to emergencies, to facilitate their escape” he said
According to him, the suspects, out of which three had been rearrested, conceived the act and nurtured it into fruition due to the negligence/absence of the personnel.
Explaining that one of the rifles had been recovered; the commissioner added that one of the suspects had confessed to where he kept the other one.