Sergeant Eze Aiwansoba, who shot Joy Eze within the mouth earlier in October, has been arrested.
Sergeant Eze Aiwansoba, who had been on the run since he shot Joy Eze, was arrested by his elder brother who is an inspector of police in Lagos State and handed over to the command.
The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of 1 Sergeant Eze Aiwansone attached to the Special Protection Unit, Base 16, Ikeja after he reportedly shot his girlfriend, Joy Eze.
The story of the unfortunate Lady who was shot within the mouth on October 8, 2020, at Salvation stop , Ikeja (Lagos) went viral some few weeks ago. However, it had been reported at the time that the culprit was on the run.
In a statement released on Thursday, the spokesperson for the Lagos police , Muyiwa Adejobi, said Aiwansone had been arrested by his elder brother and handed over to the command after he went into hiding for a couple of time now.
The statement reads,
“THE STATE CID, PANTI, HAS appropriated THE CASE ON THE INSTRUCTION OF THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE, LAGOS STATE, HAKEEM ODUMOSU, FOR FURTHER INVESTIGATION.
“THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE HAS HOWEVER WARNED POLICE PERSONNEL IN LAGOS STATE TO DESIST FROM ANY ACT which can TARNISH THE IMAGE OF THE POLICE; AND BE COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLES OF COMMUNITY POLICING FOR BETTER SERVICE DELIVERY AND PUBLIC SAFETY within the STATE.”