Police arrest officer who killed a rig operator in Osun

The Osun State Police Command has arrested Sergeant Moses Samuel who fatally shot Kabiru Babai, a rig operator with the Shekeenah Zelter Global Concept at Ota-Efun area in Osogbo.

WITHIN NIGERIA had reported that there was palpable tension on Friday morning after a police officer shot a truck driver to death at the Ota-Efun area in Osogbo, the Osun state capital.

The police has now revealed Sergeant Moses Samuel as the personnel who fatally shot the rig operator at Ota-Efun area of Osogbo, on Friday, December 3, 2021.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Command, Yemisi Opalola, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.

Opalola 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.


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