A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) SP Geoffrey Ogbonna identified the policeman as Nwachukwu Chinedu, who is attached to the Eziama Police Division.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Janet Agbede, being a woman and a mother has been on her toes with other officers in the command to douse the tension and to find out what actually happened.
“The Commissioner of Police and her management team visited and listened to the victim in the hospital.
“After hearing from the victim, a serious investigation started through which the police man, Cpl. Nwachukwu Chinedu that committed the barbaric act was arrested but not attached to Rapid Response Squad Aba (RRS) as alleged by the protesters,” the statement reads.
The CP while appealing to the Polytechnic community and the public to exercise patience assured that justice will be served.