A police officer attached to Okwelle Police Station, Onuimo L.G.A shot and killed a young tipper conductor this morning over N100.The incident created a scene as people gathered and nearly lynched the officer.
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This not the first time a Police officer will be shooting anyone because of money, a bus driver who was also reportedly killed by aPoliceman at to the Edo State Police Command.
The deceased’s fiancée who confirmed the report, disclosed that the incident occurred after her fiance refused to give the policeman N100, after their bus was stopped. According to her, their pleas was refused by the policeman, which led to an argument.
It was during the argument that the driver met his untimely death. It was also gathered that residents of the area, have already set some police vans on fire.
We also reported few weeks ago that three policemen were dismissed from the Force for killing a young man identified as Azbuike, and injuring another at Amukoko area of Lagos State.
The policemen, who were identified as Sergeant Osaseri Saturday with Force No. 25759, Sergeant Segun Okun with Force No. and Corporal Adekunle Oluwarotimi with Force No. 35 9075, were arrested on the orders of the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal.
It was gathered that the Lagos State police boss also directed that the three cops be tried.
The policemen had allegedly opened fire on some youths on Thursday, January 11, 2017, along Ifelodun street, Amukoko, killing one of them on the spot. The incident sparked protest from some residents of the area.