The Director of Human Resource and other Directors of the Executive Management Board (EMB ) of the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) have held a consolation and a way forward meeting with the family members of the six officers who were brutally murdered by mobs during the Wednesday 10th August, 2022 insurrection.

The consolation meeting was for preparing and mapping out the way forward of the state funeral for the deceased officers. Addresing the bereaved families, Director of Human Resources, Assistant Inspector General (AIG) Patrick Johnson, informed them that the pain for the loss of the officers was equally felt by the SLP, especially its top hierarchy and the inspector General of Police, Willam Fayia Sellu

He said family members should not be bothered over the funeral expenditure, noting that they died whilst performing their lawful duties and as such, Government has assured of giving them a befitting burial.

AIG Johnson also assured them of their full support during these trying times and encouraged them to be strong

AIG Aiah Samadia reiterated President Julius Maada Bio’s Statement of ensuring those responsible for the murder of the police officers are brought to book.
” President Bio’s Statement was Just a show of political will which has given us more zeal” said AIG Samadia

He therefore called on the family members to also help with the investigations into the insurrection by providing intelligence that may lead to bringing perpetrators to book