Men of the Nigeria Police Force conducted a raid on the Abuja residence of South-South leader, Edwin Clark.
According to the Ijaw statesman, they came without prior notice but were not refrained from doing their job after showing a search warrant.
Clark said they found nothing incriminating in his house.
“There was no notice before the search. The policemen just walked in and demanded to search the house,” he said.
“When they came, my secretary wasn’t around and they did not have access to the office because it was locked but they insisted that the office must be opened. They eventually searched the place but didn’t find anything incriminating.
“They searched my bedroom too… we allowed them to do their job.”
Meanwhile, the Police IG, Ibrahim Idris in a swift reaction, has ordered the detention of the policemen who conducted the raid.
In a statement released by the Police’s Public Relations Officer, Moshood Jimoh, he said;
“The Inspector General of Police has directed the detention and investigation of the Four (4) Police personnel and the informant involved. The outcome of the investigation will definitely be made public,” the statement read.
“Notwithstanding, the facts that on daily basis the Nigeria Police Force across the Country receives information from members of the public which were promptly used to prevent and detect crimes and Criminalities, the Force will not condone misconduct by any of its personnel that can run contrary to the rule of law.”
Clark, 92, said he is being suspected of harbouring weapons in his residence.