False Rumors Dispelled: Delta Police Mourns Loss of DSP Sunday Okoebor

False Rumors Dispelled: Delta Police Mourns Loss of DSP Sunday Okoebor

Tragedy Strikes: DSP Sunday Okoebor Fatally Shot in Asaba Home

The Delta State Police command has confirmed the tragic killing of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Sunday Okoebor in his Asaba residence by armed robbers.

The incident unfolded when suspected robbers, posing as EFCC agents, entered Okoebor’s flat and, upon realizing he was a police officer, shot him dead in the head.

Dispelling Misinformation: PPRO’s Safety Clarified

Contrary to circulating rumors, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Delta State command was not a victim in the incident.

The command vehemently refuted the false news, urging the public to dismiss the misleading information.

PPRO Mr. Bright Edafe clarified that the misinformation originated from a viral WhatsApp post and emphasized the importance of verifying information before spreading it.

The clarification about the PPRO’s safety addresses rumors and emphasizes the need for accuracy in disseminating information.

Official Statement from the Command: Unraveling the Facts

In an official statement, PPRO Mr. Bright Edafe provided details of the incident, stating that DSP Sunday Okoebor, attached to the Command X-Squad, was fatally shot at his apartment.

The assailants, pretending to be EFCC operatives, took the life of the officer upon discovering his police identity.

The Commissioner of Police, CP Wale Abass, promptly deployed tactical teams to pursue the suspects.

By 6:30 a.m. on the same day, eight individuals were apprehended, confessing to the act and the murder of DSP Sunday Okoebor.

The official statement delves into the sequence of events, shedding light on the circumstances surrounding DSP Sunday Okoebor’s tragic demise.

Law Enforcement Response: Swift Action and Arrests

The Commissioner of Police, CP Wale Abass, expressed condolences to the late officer’s family and assured them of justice.

The prompt response by law enforcement, resulting in the arrest of eight suspects, underscores the commitment to swiftly address the heinous crime.

The law enforcement response demonstrates the commitment to justice and emphasizes the gravity of the incident.

Public Advisory: Avoiding the Spread of False Information

As a cautionary note, the Delta State Police command urged the public to refrain from spreading false news and encouraged individuals to seek clarification from the command before disseminating information to the media.

The advisory emphasizes responsible information-sharing and underscores the importance of accurate reporting.

Conclusion: A Tragic Loss and the Pursuit of Justice

In conclusion, the incident marks a tragic loss for the late DSP Sunday Okoebor’s family and the law enforcement community.

The commitment to pursuing justice, coupled with clarifications from the command, seeks to bring accountability and closure to a deeply distressing event.

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