The identity of the officers who fatally shot Kabiru Babai, a rig operator with the Shekeenah Zelter global concept at Ota-Efun, has been revealed by the Osun State Police Command.
Sergeant Moses Samuel, the perpetrator, was also arrested, according to the police.
Sergeant Moses Samuel, it was reported, fatally shot the rig operator at Ota-Efun area of Osogbo, on Friday, December 3, 2021.
The arrest was disclosed in a statement made available to DAILY POST by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Command, Yemisi Opalola on Sunday.
The Police spokesperson said “The Osun State Police Command in its continued efforts to curtail all forms of indiscipline and unprofessionalism, has arrested and detained the police officer, Sgt Moses Samuel who shot one Mallam Kabiru Babai ‘m’ 33years Yesterday, 3rd December 2021 around Kobogbogboe/Ota-efun Area, Osogbo.
“The investigations and disciplinary actions have commenced and the suspect will be arraigned in court after the completion of the orderly room trial to serve as a deterrent to other officers.”
She explained that the Police Commissioner, Olawale Olokode, has expressed his condolences to the victim’s family and friends and also assured the members of the public that justice will be served in the matter.