UPDATE : Police officer who shot Okada rider dead in ondo state arrested

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Justice has been served! The Nigerian police force has finally identified and arrested the police officer who shot dead an Okada rider in Ondo state over N50 bribe. Read previous story HERE.

Full details of the incident

On 4th September, 2016 at about 6:00pm along Odigbo-Omifon road within Ore Division in Ondo State, Inspr. Anthony Nwadike who led a police patrol team on nipping point along the said road allegedly shot and killed one commercial motorcycle rider (names withheld) following an altercation. The said Inspector has since been arrested and his service riffle recovered. Case is under investigation.

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The Orderly-Room trial (Departmental Court) of this arrested Inspector is expected to be concluded today Tuesday, 6th September, 2016 so as to pave way for his criminal prosecution for Murder in the law court within the next 48hrs.

The Commissioner of Police, Ondo State Command has since opened a direct line of communication /contact with the families of the victim and the community. The Ondo State Police Command is also providing necessary palliative to concerned relatives and persons at this period.

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Ag. IGP Ibrahim Idris led Nigeria Police Force would ensure timely delivery of justice in this case.

 

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