CRIME

Police sergeant arrested for killing 33-year-old driver in Osun

The Osun State Police Command has announced the capture of a police sergeant who shot and killed a driver on Friday in Kobogbogboe-Ota-efun Area, Osogbo.

According to a statement released by the Command’s spokesman, Yemisi Opalola on Sunday, the killer police man, identified as Moses Samuel, killed Kabiru Babai on Friday.

He said in the statement, “The Osun police command has arrested and detained the police officer, Sergeant Moses Samuel, who shot at one Mallam Kabiru Babai, 33, on Friday, December 3, around Kobogbogboe-Ota-efun Area, Osogbo.

“Investigation and disciplinary actions have commenced and the suspect will be arraigned in court after completion of the ‘Orderly Room’ trial. This we hope will serve as a deterrent to other officers of his like.

“The Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, is using this medium to express his condolence to the victim’s family, colleagues at work and friends.

“Olokode also prayed to God to put an end to this kind of unfortunate incident.
He also assures members of the public that justice will be served.” the command’s spokesperson added.

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