The Police officer who shot dead a fan of Wizkid on his way from his Star Boy Fest show in Lagos on Friday 27th of December, 2019.
Ruggedman has taken to his social media page to reveal the identity of the Police officer who shot dead a fan of Wizkid as Police Sergeant Lukmon Akanbi and the victim, Ramon Babatunde Ramon. He also revealed that he has been dismissed from the Police force and taken into custody.
Read the statement below.
Police Sergeant Lukmon Akanbi who shot and killed Mr Ramon Babatunde Ramon who was coming from Wizkids show, has been arrested and faces Murder charge.
The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, psc has ordered the arrest of F/No 448407 Sgt Lukmon Akanbi attached to Victoria Island Police Station over the shooting of one Ramon Babatunde Adeniyi ‘m’ 39 years old of campus area Lagos island. The incident happened on 27/12/2019 at about 0420 around Eko Atlantic Victoria Island, Lagos. There was a fracas between the Police Officer who was on patrol at the area and the victim who was returning from an event. The Police Officer was said to have pulled the trigger of his pistol on the unarmed civilian, which fall short of professional standards on the use of Firearms. The victim was rushed to Naval Dockyard Hospital and was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty. The Sergeant was found guilty in an orderly room trial of all the charges and awarded punishment of dismissal from the Nigeria Police. He is handed over to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba for prosecution in conventional Court.
Supervisory Officers of erring Policemen will henceforth be held vicariously liable for the misconduct of their men. This is part of the measures put in place by the no nonsense Commissioner of Police to curb incidents of professional misconduct and engendered accountability in the system. The CP avowed that no case of professional misconduct, human rights violations and abuse of powers by Police Officers will be tolerated.
DSP Bala Elkana
Police Public Relations Officer,
Wizkid who stated that he felt so broken by the news also promised that he would not rest until justice is served.