Sudden Death of a Suspect in Custody: Bayelsa CP orders for discreet investigation

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The Commissioner of Police Bayelsa State Command CP Echeng E. Echeng has ordered for discreet Investigation and autopsy to determine the cause of death of Goodluck Oviekeme ‘m’ 27yrs.

The deceased suspect was arrested in connection with the armed robbery incident that occurred on 21 September, 2021, at Biogbolo, Yenagoa, when hoodlums attacked Police Patrol team, fatally injured a police officer, Inspector Ugbotor Sunday and carted away his rifle.

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According to Bayelsa State Police Command, preliminary investigation reveals that Goodluck Oviekeme was the mastermind of the attack on the patrol team.

He was arrested on 22 September, 2021 at about 3 am. The Command stated that, while in police custody, Goodluck was observed to be running high temperature and was rushed to the hospital were he eventually died.

“The CP condoles with the family of the deceased and assures the general public that investigation has commenced and the outcome will be made public,” Bayelsa State Police Command said.

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