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June 10, 2024

Missing girls: IGP orders high-powered investigation into suspected murder of Ochekwo

Missing girls: IGP orders high-powered investigation into suspected murder of Ochekwo

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun has directed the Monitoring Unit to conduct a thorough and high-powered investigation into the suspected murder of one Andrew Ochekwo.

This directive comes amid the numerous allegations, arguments, and counter-arguments surrounding the case, which also involves the disappearance of two ladies, Celine and Afiba after their trip to visit the said Andrew in Aba, Abia State, for which he was alleged to be responsible.

A statement by the Force PRO, ACP Muyiwa Adejobi said, “In light of the public interest and the gravity of the allegations, the IGP has deemed it necessary to institute a meticulous investigation into the roles played by the team which carried out the initial investigation in Abia State, and the Force Intelligence Department Intelligence Response Team (IGP-IRT), to unravel the veritable facts of the matter.

“The Monitoring Unit has been given a two-week time frame to complete its investigation and present a comprehensive report.

“The Inspector General of Police assures that this case will be handled with the utmost professionalism and integrity, urging all well-meaning members of the public and all stakeholders to remain calm and allow the investigation process to proceed without interference.

“Similarly, all persons/groups with relevant information regarding this case are encouraged to come forward and assist with the investigation, and all such information provided will be treated with the highest level of confidentiality

“Reach us via email at [email protected], and our social media accounts.

“The Nigeria Police Force appreciates the cooperation and support of the public and hereby reassures that timely updates will be provided as the investigation progresses.”

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