A female police officer has been killed by her colleague in Rivers state.
The lady, Lovender Elekwachi, a sergeant who was serving at Eneka Division and was posted to the Eneka roundabout on traffic duties was shot by her a certain Sergeant Bitrus Osaiah on Thursday.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Joseph G. Mukan, has ordered investigations into the matter with a view to unraveling the circumstances that led to her death.
He appealed for calm, pending the outcome of the investigation, promising that the interest of justice must be served in the circumstance.
Rivers Police Command in a statement noted that Osaiah who was attached to the Operations Department of the Command has been disarmed and arrested.
Bystanders however said that the Traffic Woman was appealing to her colleagues attached to the Task Force Against Congestion from destroying wares of defiant traders when she was shot by a fellow policeman.