The authorities of the Bayelsa Police Command has arrested and taken into custody one Police Mobile Force (PMF) personnel for discreditable conduct and unlawful use of firearm.
The suspect, a male NCO, who was arrested on the orders of the State Commissioner of Police, CP Uche Anozia, is currently in detention at the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department, Yenagoa.
The unfortunate incident leading to his arrest happened on 6th January, 2020, when the PMF personnel on duty in a leading commercial bank in Yenagoa had an altercation with a driver of a commercial bus over parking rights.
In the ensuing argument, the policeman allegedly pulled the trigger of his rifle injuring the driver and a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
However, Sun Newspaper has reported that the corps member died instantly, while doctors at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) are battling to save the life of the driver.