One of the victims, a nursing mother.
A Police Corporal, Ali Christopher, whose
bullets discharge accidentally killed two nursing mothers on 27 June, 2015, at
a funeral in Fugar town, Etsako Central local government area of Edo State, has
been dismissed from the Force. If you missed the initial story, read it here. An Orderly Room Trial set up by the State
Command of Nigerian Police Force which found him guilty, recommended his dismissal
and trial for murder. Corporal Ali Christopher with Force No. 444040 was until
his dismissal, attached to the Auchi Area Commander’s office.
Officer, DSP Stephen Onwochei, confirmed the dismissal of the erring officer to
journalists in Benin, adding that the case “has been thoroughly dealt with. Two
police officers were arrested. At the end of investigations, one officer was
found to be culpable.
room, he is a corporal, and as I speak with you he has been dismissed.
Hopefully by next week he shall appear in court.”