Correctional Officer Arrested in Kogi Over Missing Rifles, Ammunition

The Controller of Corrections, Kogi State Command, David Igbago, has ordered the immediate arrest of an officer of the Command for complicity in the disappearance of two rifles and some quantities of ammunition belonging to the Command.

A statement by DCS Nihi Sesan, the Command’s Public Relations Officer, which was made available to journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, did not mention the name of the suspect.

It, however, said the officer had been put through an administrative mechanism before being handed over to the relevant security agency for further interrogation.

The statement said the missing items were discovered during a routine monthly audit of arms and ammunition in the Command’s armoury.

Igbago vowed to ensure that no stone is left unturned in unravelling the circumstances surrounding the criminal act and bringing the culprits to justice.

He also assured members of the public of his irrevocable commitment to the security of Kogi State in general and the Custodial Centres in the state in particular.

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