Mr. Ogar Jumbo Assistant Superintendent of Nigerians Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) was on Wednesday in Nyanya Abuja beaten and killed by policemen for violating traffic rules.
The incident which occurred at Nyanya market in front of a branch of Redeemed Church near military check point in the morning.
It was gathered that the officer was taking his kids and wife to schools when he made a U turn at a wrong location to enable him meet up with the time.
The policemen who were on duty in the area were said to have stopped him for violating the traffic rules.
The deceased who was in uniform when the incident happened was said to have identified himself with his identity card and pleaded to the officers for their understanding espirit de corps’ but all the appeals fell on deaf ears of the officers.
An eye witness (John Ochai) who said that the wife came out of the vehicle to plead with officers while the children also joined to telling the police to stop beating their father .
One of the officers was said to have swooped on Ogar hitting him with baton until he suddenly gave up the ghost.
When Daily Independent visited the General Hospital in Asokoro where his remains was deposited, the families and friends were seen weeping profusely over the unfortunate incident.
The brother of the deceased, Jumbo Jumbo said that the matter should not be swept under the carpet.
He however, called on the police hierarchy to bring perpetrators of dastardly act to book.
The Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Bala Ciroma who was at the General Hospital to console the family of the deceased has ordered the arrest of the officers who committed the crime.