One of the Policemen attached to Ondo State Police Command has shot a truck driver to death over N50 bribe. The ugly incident took place at USO to Amuren via Owo area of Ondo State, Southwest Nigeria.
Investigation revealed that the yet-to-be identified truck driver was said to have been coming from Tincan, Apapa Lagos to USO via Owo where he was gruesomely murdered.
The deceased was shot on the head and his brain splattered on the floor.
An eyewitness who identified himself as Lyontai, said “The incident just happened in about an hour ago, which caused serious gridlock on that road. In fact, it was just a shock when I saw a Policeman shooting his fellow human been because of fifty naira bribe. The deceased was a Hausa man. His fellow Hausas had blocked the road threatening to avenge his death.
When contacted, the Ondo State Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Femi Joseph said “the deceased was allegedly shot and killed by one of our Policemen who was on duty in USO via Owo. The Command condemns this barbaric and gruesome murder in its entirety.” – Dedeigbo Ayodeji