A set off-comfortable policeman, Mr. Pius Senu, has shot and killed a driver, Michael Ishola, at Awo within the Egbedore Native Authorities Space of Osun State.
Our correspondent gathered that Ishola’s spouse was simply delivered of a child about two weeks in the past.
The driving force was allegedly shot useless following his refusal to pay a sum of cash as a bribe which the policeman allegedly demanded from him.
It was additional learnt that the sufferer had earlier handed via the street and was made to bribe the policeman, however he was stated to have refused to provide one other bribe when the cop allegedly demanded a contemporary one whereas he was getting back from his journey.
The officer was stated to have began hitting Ishola’s automobile with the butt of his riffle and threatened to kill the motive force if he refused to pay the cash he demanded.
The forty eight-12 months-outdated policeman was mentioned to have shot the driving force within the abdomen and he died on the spot.
On realising that the motive force had died, the cop and his colleagues had been mentioned to have fled the scene, whereas some residents and passengers reported the case at a close-by police station.
The policeman was arraigned at a Justice of the Peace’s Courtroom sitting in Osogbo on Thursday for homicide.
Senu was arraigned on one depend of homicide.
The cost learn, “That you just, Senu Pius, on December 20, 2016, at about 10.30pm, at Ara Junction, Awo, within the Ede Magisterial District, sitting at Osogbo, did shoot one Ishola Michael to demise, thereby committing an offence opposite to Part 319 (1) of the Legal Code, Cap 34 Vol.II, Legislation of Osun State of Nigeria, 2002.”
His plea was not taken by the Justice of the Peace, Adejoke Olowolagba, who ordered that he must be remanded within the Ilesa Jail and adjourned the case until February 9, 2017, for point out.
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