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4 Policemen Arrested Over Raid On Edwin Clark’s House


The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the detention and investigation of four policemen and the informant involved in the raid of Chief Edwin Clark ‘s residence in Abuja.

A report credited to one of the major newspapers alleged that the Police on Tuesday raided the Abuja residence of Clark.

In a statement in Abuja on Tuesday, the Nigeria Police Force spokesman, acting DCP Jimoh Moshood, said the I-G did not order the raid of the elder statesman’s residence as alleged.

The spokesman said that the outcome of the investigation by the I-G monitoring unit would be made public.

Moshood said that the force would not condone misconduct by any of its personnel that could run contrary to the rule of law.