December 10, 2008

Sallah tragedy: Okiro’s PSO burnt to death

Tragedy struck in Abuja on Tuesday as the Principal Staff Officer to Inspector-General of Police, Mr. James Mshelia, was burnt to death in a domestic fire accident.

The inferno occurred at Central Police Officers Mess in Area 11, Garki area of the Federal Capital Territory.

A Deputy Commissioner of Police and PSO 2 to the IGP, Mshelia was burnt beyond recognition at the mess.

The fire reportedly occurred at about noon. It was gathered from police sources that the late officer was cooking at his lodge and later slept off when the gas cooker caught fire.

Armed police men were seen guarding the area when our correspondent visited his residence at about 3pm. Nobody was allowed to enter the building except senior police officers.”

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