Oyo Police Apprehends Officers Involved In Shooting of Eruwa Polytechnic Student

The Police Command in Oyo State, on Tuesday, confirmed the arrest of officers allegedly involved in the shooting of one Samuel Akinsuyi, a student at Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic, Eruwa, Oyo State.

Recall had earlier reported that Akinsuyi, a student of Business Administration Department of the Polytechnic, was allegedly shot in the leg on Friday, by a police officer on his way from Eruwa to Ibadan, during a stop-and-search operation.

The command, in a statement by its Public Relations Officer, DSP Adewale Osifeso, confirmed the arrest of the officer on Tuesday in Ibadan.

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Osifeso said that the Commissioner of Police in the state, Ngozi Onadeko had ordered full-scale investigations into events that led to the unfortunate incident.

“The Operatives involved have all been identified, apprehended, and are currently undergoing debrief, accompanied immediately with the commencement of their orderly room trials.”

The Police has therefore sued for calm among the public, assuring that a thorough and diligent investigation with adequate sanctions will be meted out to the officers in question.

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He also promised that updates would be given on the matter in due course.


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