Festus Keyamo, the Minister of State, Labour and Employment, on Sunday stated operatives of Particular Anti-Theft Squad, SARS, didn’t kill anyone in Ughelli, Delta State.
Keyamo stated data from the state Police Commissioner, in Ughelli, and the brother of the alleged sufferer, Ochuko stated he isn’t useless.
In a sequence of tweets, the minister disclosed that the person attacked was alive and at present receiving remedy.
He additionally defined that SARS was not liable for the assault however operatives of the Operation Delta Protected.
There have been experiences over the weekend of SARS killing a younger man in Ughelli, Delta State.
Setting the information straight, Keyamo stated: “I simply spoke with each the Commissioner of Police, Delta State & the Space Commander in Ughelli the place the unlucky incident involving a younger man & the Police came about yesterday. I additionally spoke with Ochuko, the sufferer’s brother. I used to be born, bred and raised in that very same city.
“All of them stated the sufferer is alive & receiving remedy. While I completely condemn the extra-judicial killings by SARS & different Police outfits in opposition to defenseless residents and name for complete reforms and overhaul of the system, some information of this case are as follows
“The outfit concerned on this case is known as Operation Delta Protected and never SARS (b) the sufferer was not shot as confirmed by his brother, however fell out of the Police car when being taken to the station after arrest. The brother stated he was pushed; the Police stated he jumped.
“This can be a image of the sufferer in hospital this morning, displaying accidents from the autumn (c) the Police stopped to choose him up after the autumn, however an indignant mob had already gathered and the Police fled and left the sufferer (d) A Good Samaritan picked him & took him to hospital.”
Lastly, I want to enchantment to the youths in Ughelli to not resort to violence and/or destruction of lives and properties. I’m on high of this matter and although the sufferer is alive, I can be urging the authorities to nonetheless examine the conduct of the Police on this matter.”