Elekwachi, a native of Ozuzu, Etche LGA of the State was shot today on traffic duty by fellow Sergeant Bitrus Osaiah attached to the Rivers Task Force on Decongestion
Confirming the incident, the Rivers Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni said “Sergeant Osaiah is undergoing Orderly Room Trial.
“Two other members of the Task Force have also been arrested and being questioned. The Hilux vehicle belonging to the Task Force has been impounded, the corpse of the Woman Sergeant deposited in the mortuary. He said.
According to him "The Commissioner of Police, CP Joseph G. Mukan, has ordered an investigation into the matter with a view to unravelling the circumstances that led to her death. The CP appeals for calm, pending the outcome of the investigation, promising that justice must be served in the circumstance.”
W/Sgt Lovender Elekwachi until her untimely death was serving at Eneka Division and was posted to the Eneka Roundabout on traffic duties.
Bystanders who spoke to newsmen at the scene said the Traffic Woman was appealing to her colleagues attached to the Task Force Against Congestion from destroying wares of defiant traders when she was shot by a fellow policeman.