By Patrick Obia
Husband and wife, Mr. And Mrs. Effiom Nsefik have allegedly beaten up the Public Relations Officer of Nigerian Police Force, Cross River State Command, ASP Irene Ugbo.
DSP Igri Ewa, Deputy PPRO who confirmed the incident to CrossRiverWatch, said the Police spokesman – Irene was attacked by the couple who happens to be her neighbor while she was leaving for the office.
According to DSP Igri, the incident took place at Nsefik Layout off Marian road, Calabar where Irene waded in to call for calm in an altercation between her landlord and the younger brother Mr. Effiom.
In what is viewed as a transfer of aggression from Mr. Effiom who claims Irene is coming in as a Police officer, rained assault which the wife followed suit.
He said the matter has been reported to the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, and the suspects in Police custody.
“We are talking about Police respecting the rights of citizens but see how Irene was seriously assaulted yesterday.
“It is already reported to IGP, and they’re presently in custody,” he said, expressing worries why the attack on the Police officer who went in for peace.
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