IBADAN – FOLLOWING the alleged killing of two persons at Idi-Ayunre/Ode Aje area of Ibadan on Sunday by some policemen, the Oyo State Police command has begun investigation to unravel the veracity of the allegation.
Two persons died while two policemen were injured in a fracas that broke out between the police and some drivers. The name of one of the deceased was given as Obisesan Ojo.
State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Mohammed Indabawa, said he had directed one ASP Dasuki Galadachi to give him feedback after the conclusion of the investigation.
Vanguard gathered that before his death, the victim was preparing for the naming of his newly born child.
Giving more detailed account of the clash, the State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Olabisi Clet-Ilobanafor said” A distress call was received by the patrol team at Agugu Division that some hoodlums were extorting money from members of the public. The patrol team led by ASP Timothy Adedeji with two other officers thereafter stormed the scene and there was pandemonium and ASP Adedeji fired a shot which hit deceased.