Police Investigate DPO Who Allegedly Owns Illegal Refinery In Rivers

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The Rivers State Police Command says it has set up a panel to investigate a Divisional Police Officer (DPO) who is alleged to own an illegal refinery in Rivers State.

A statement issued, by Acting State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Grace Iringe-Koko says the unnamed DPO has been immediately redeployed and a panel headed by an assistant commissioner of police inaugurated to investigate the matter.

The statement said the outcome of the investigation shall be made public and the officer will be punished appropriately if the allegations are confirmed.

The CP also called on anyone with useful information on the activities of oil thieves and illegal refiners not to hesitate in passing it to the security agencies or the local government chairmen.

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