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Police Dismiss Officer Who Killed Fashion Designer In Osun ‘Because Of 50 Naira Bribe”

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The Nigeria Police Force has dismissed
officer who killed a fashion designer, Ayomide Taiwo in Osun because of 50 naira bribe.

According to the Public Relations Officer of Osun Police Command, SP, Opalola Yemisi in a statement made available to newsmen in Osogbo on Sunday confirmed the dismissal of the officer.

Yemisi, who also confirmed the identity of the officer as Inspector Ago Egharevbe added he has been found guilty in orderly room investigation done by the state police command .

She further stated that the commissioner of police for Osun state, Cp Undie Adie had recommended his dismissal to the Inspector General Police, Muhammadu Adamu and he is going to be charged to the court tomorrow.

Recall Ayomide and one of his brothers identified as Oladimeji Wasiu were riding on a motorcycle from their home town of Iragbiji after Eid-el-Kabir celebration when the incident happened on Wednesday.

The incident was said to have occurred at Ilahun village along Ibokun road at exactly 3:30 pm.

While narrating his experience, Wasiu who was riding on the bike with the victim said they met police officers at a checking point along Odo Osun (Osun River), Ilahun village, Ibokun road Obokun Local Government Area and one of the officers who had earlier ordered them to stop allegedly hit Ayomide with the butt of the gun.

The traumatized Wasiu further alleged that the said police officer was heavily drunk at the checking point and when he discovered that Ayomide had more than N50 on him, he lost his temper and started hitting him with butt of the gun and the victim fell down for the bike and became unconscious.

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Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.

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