Ilaro Killing: CP vows to prosecute Police officer

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested and commenced orderly room trial of one Force No 389719 Corporal Awoleke Moruf attached to Ilaro Division of the command for firing and killing one commercial motorcyclist, Hammed Posi, M,32,on Wednesday 1st June, 2016 along Igboro area in Ilaro, Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State about 2230hrs.
The Commissioner of Police Ogun State CP Abdulmajid Ali has directed the Department of Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Ogun State to conclude the orderly room trial today and charge the suspect to court on Friday 3rd June, without delay.
The misdeed of this erring policeman had triggered the anger of some members of the public, especially, commercial motorcyclists, who took over the streets and started attacking police personnel, facilities and vehicles before they were pacified by very senior police officers and His Royal Majesty, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle, Olu of Ilaro
The Commissioner of Police Ogun State CP Abdulmajid Ali, who was personally in Ilaro for on-the-spot assessment and monitoring of the situation, had a meeting with the family of the deceased and associates including some community leaders at the Yewa Traditional Council complex, Ilaro.
CP Abdulmajid Ali appealed to the relations and colleagues of the deceased to allow the law take its course as the police will not spear the erring and recalcitrant policeman.
He sympathized with the family and Ilaro community for the demise of the young man and urged the members of the community to be law-abiding and maintain peace.
2ND JUNE, 2016


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