Policeman Shot NYSC Member – Confirmed Dead


A Policeman attached to the Bayelsa police command has during a heated argument shot NYSC member (Corp member). The policeman who as at press time of this information his name is yet to be announced has been arrested and taken into custody for suspicion of Discreditable Conduct and Unlawful Use of his Firearm.

The incident leading to his arrest happened on 6th January, 2020 when the police personnel attached to a leading commercial bank in Yenegoa had an altercation with a driver of a commercial bus over parking rights.
In the ensuing argument, the policeman allegedly pulled the trigger of his rifle injuring the driver and a NYSC member. This altercation allegedly left the Corps member dead, while the bus driver is in critical condition fighting for his life at the Federal Medical Centre.

The suspect was arrested on the orders of the state commissioner of police and is currently in detention at the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department.

Policeman shot NYSC member
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The story however appeared on instablog, a follow up on this event would be posted.

You will all recall that not upto a month or two policemen in Edo state had killed two students, one from Auchi Polytechnic with the name Ajayi and the other yet to be fully identified.

Information reaching us says that some persons are under police custody more than 48 hours without charging them to the court of law for allegedly protesting the killings of Godspower Ajayi

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