Policeman dies of coronavirus in Ogun State as government raises doctors’ hazard allowance
The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Abeokuta, Ogun State, yesterday recorded the death of a policeman (names withheld) to coronavirus.
Policeman held as girlfriend dies after alleged sex romp in Ekiti
A yet-to-be identified police officer has been arrested in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, following the death of his girlfriend allegedly after a round of sex. It was gathered from the residents of Atayese street, Bawa Estate in Ado Ekiti metropolis that the incident occurred on Wednesday night inside the room of the deceased.
Policeman shoots driver over N50 bribe in Imo
A driver, Mr. Justice Eke, escaped death by the whiskers when an officer of the Imo State police command allegedly shot him for letting a N50 bribe offered to the officer drop on the floor.
Four charged with detaining police officer
Three men – Kujembola Olawashina, 36; Kola AfolabI, 42; Alade Adeyinka, 26, and a female, Toyin Obide, 49 – charged with assaulting and unlafuwlly...
Policeman arrested over Facebook posts calling for reprisals on Taraba cops’ killing
A mobile policeman currently deployed to Yobe State, Sunday Japhet has been arrested over a series of Facebook posts, which were apparently deemed inappropriate by the authorities. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Sumonu Abdulmaliki, confirmed his arrest but didn’t state when it was effected.
Judge urges sacking for US policeman in choking death of black man
A US judge has recommended that a New York police officer accused of placing a black man in a banned chokehold just before his death five years ago should be fired, sources told AFP Friday.
Cop accused of murder seeks squad car to recreate shooting
A policeman accused of murdering an Australian in Minneapolis last year has asked to borrow a squad car to recreate the shooting Friday, when lighting conditions are expected to be the same. Mohamed Noor shot Justine Damond as she approached his car, having alerted police to what sounded like a rape taking place in a…
13 Nigerian troops, policeman killed in Boko Haram attack
Boko Haram jihadists ambushed a military convoy in northeastern Nigeria, killing 13 soldiers and a policeman, the army said Wednesday...
Court sentences policeman to death over unlawful killing
Nasarawa State High Court, has sentenced to death by hanging a Police sergeant, Vincent Manu for the offence of culpable homicide. Justice J.G Abundaga gave the decision in a judgment against five accused persons charged with criminal conspiracy to commit the offence by killing one Stephen Anakwe. The court, however, discharged and acquitted four of…
13-year-old son of policeman hangs self in Gombe
A 13-year-old son of a policeman is suspected to have hanged himself in Gombe State, the police said on Tuesday. DSP Mary Malum, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Gombe, said the boy, identified as Muhammadu Al-amin, was found hanging in his room. Malum said that at about 4:00p.m. on Monday, the father, Inspector…