Akwa Ibom lockdown: Police demote sergeant for assaulting medical doctor on duty

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command on Saturday, demoted one Edidiong Alexander attached to Safer Highway from the rank of Sergeant to Corporal for assaulting one Dr Daniel David Edet of University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, UUTH, of the state.

The Command Public Relations Officer, CSP Nnudam Fredrick, who disclosed this in a statement, said when the Commissioner of Police, CP Imohimi Edgal got wind of the incident, he ordered for the officer’s arrest and detention.

He added that the officer was subjected to orderly room trial in line with the Police Act and Regulations and was found guilty by the adjudicating officer. The orderly room proceeding was reviewed and he was reduced in rank from Sergeant to Corporal.

The PPRO further added that the Commissioner went to the state branch…

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