Navy Officer Kills Police Corporal in Calabar

In Breaking News, National News, Reports

by crossriverwatch admin

A Naval Sergeant, Udo Edet on Sunday, 10th February at about 9.30 pm along Barracks Road, stabbed a police Corporal, Sunday Agida who intervened in a traffic scuffle between the naval personnel and a lady to death.

Late Corporal Sunday Agida's lifeless body
Late Corporal Sunday Agida’s lifeless body

The Navy Sergeant who is currently cooling his heels in cell at the Cross River State Criminal Investigation Department, (CID) for stabbing the police corporal with a dagger attributed the killing to the devil.

The ugly incident reportedly started when the naval personnel, who was driving in a Toyota Camry car bashed his car against that of one Mrs. Bassey which resulted in an argument when the woman insisted that Edet must pay for the damage done to her car.

Then naval personnel allegedly felt insulted by the woman’s insistence and brushed off the old woman’s challenge calling her “A bloody civilian” and threatened to create a scene if she continued to demand that he should repair her dented car.

An eye witness told crossriverwatch that the sergeant attempted to ignore the woman and made efforts to get into his car and zoom off, “but the crowd that had gathered stopped him and said he should appease the woman before leaving”.

Sensing that the naval personal was not going to bulge, she put a phone call across to her husband intimating him of the development, and her spouse decided to phone the Akim Area Police Command, soliciting for their intervention in the matter.

Late Corporal Sunday Agida before his death
Late Corporal Sunday Agida before his death

Crossriverwatch gathered that a police detachment was sent to the scene in an official vehicle to invite the naval personnel to the station but that was to no avail, as Edet was bent on rushing home.

Corporal Agida and one of his friends who were on their way back from watching the Nigeria-Burkina Faso match incidentally joined the crowd in appealing to the Naval officer to follow the woman to the police station, where the matter will be resolved.

When Edet discovered that Agida and his friends are also policemen, he reportedly got angry, accusing Agida of insulting him and interfering in a matter he is not well informed about.

In what appeared as transfer of aggression, the Edet suddenly dashed into his car and brought out a dagger, stabbed Corporal Agida and opened a hole in his stomach which saw in his entrails falling off.

Agida reportedly died at the scene.

Realising he has committed murder, Edet started wailing, ‘’My wife o My children o’’

Agida joined the Nigeria police in 2009. He is married to Mrs. Mercy Agida and they have two children while the wife is said to be two months pregnant.

The Police Public Relations Officer for the Cross River Police Command, DSP John Umoh told crossriverwatch that Edet has been arrested and would soon be charged to Court.

follow us on twitter @crossriverwatch

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism


CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.

CLICK HERE

New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here


Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

Success Is Not Sexually Transmitted, UNICROSS VC Warn Students to Shun Vices

By Kelvin Ololo The Vice Chancellor of the University of Cross River State (UNICROSS) Prof. Augustine Oko Angba has

Read More...

#EndPoliceBrutality: Panel Reconvenes, Trash 11 Petitions, Adjourns To March 4

By Patrick Obia and Rachel Idim Cross River State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into Police Brutality and Restitution has

Read More...

Seven Projects Ayade Completed And The Two That Are Still Working (VIDEO)

By Ushang Ewa CrossRiverWatch has compiled a list of seven projects and factories, initiated and completed by the Governor

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now