Nigerian Brave Female Cop Hailed After Disarming 2 Robbers In Lagos (Photo)

February 11, 2015 5:57 pm
“The Commissioner of Police wishes to congratulate the NCO for this uncommon act of bravery and urges her to keep it up.
“He
further enjoins all personnel of the Command to emulate the brave
efforts of the NCO and put in their best in the service to the nation,”

A female police officer, , has been hailed after she
reportedly disarmed two armed robbers who tried to rob her of her
belongings.

The officer attached to Provost Office State Police Command
Headquarters, Ikeja, Lagos, , was accosted by the robbers at about 6p.m.
on Tuesday, 10, February around Egbeda Shasha area of Lagos State, and
ordered to lie down.

According to a statement by DSP Ken Nwosu, the Lagos State Police Public
Relations Officer, the suspected armed robbers were on a motorcycle
when the incident happened.
Nwosu said

“Mercy John and one other person were accosted by two armed robbers on
motor bike and ordered to lie down. The NCO (Non Commissioned Officer)
refused to comply and also turned down the order to hand over her
handbag.
“However, her companion, out of fear, complied. One of the
men who accosted them brought out a locally made pistol , the NCO
immediately on sighting the firearm, smartly and professionally grabbed
the neck of the gun-wielding hoodlum and hit his head on a nearby wall.
“The firearm fell down and she immediately grabbed it and the hoodlums sensing imminent danger, fled for their lives.”

Nwosu said, while the fleeing robbers are being trailed by the police,
the female officer has since been approved for the commendation of the
Commissioner of Police as well as the IGP’s commendation.

“The Commissioner of Police wishes to congratulate the NCO for this uncommon act of bravery and urges her to keep it up.
“He
further enjoins all personnel of the Command to emulate the brave
efforts of the NCO and put in their best in the service to the nation,”

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