Inspector General of Police Mr. Ibrahim Idris has today denied sending security operatives to ransack the residence of the former Federal Commissioner for Information and South South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark.
In a statement disclosed by the Ag DCP Jimoh O Moshood, Force Public Relations Officers, Mr. Idris has ordered for the detention of four police personnel and informant involved in the raid.
Recall that Police officers had stormed the residence of Clark in search of arms which they accused him of keeping.
However the police has distanced it’s boss, Inspector General of Police from the incidence, stating that he is not aware and did not order the raid of the residence of the Elder Statesman, Chief Edwin Clark as claimed.
The force equally noted that “notwithstanding, the facts that on daily basis the Nigeria Police Force across the Country receives information from members of the public which were promptly used to prevent and detect crimes and Criminalities, the Force will not condone misconduct by any of its personnel that can run contrary to the rule of law.”