Amotekun operative shoots police officer in Oyo 1

Amotekun operative shoots police officer in Oyo

An operative of Oyo State Security Network, Amotekun Corps, Ibrahim Ogundele, on Saturday shot a police officer, Fatai Yekini, in the state.

The Amotekun operative reportedly opened fire on Yekini when he arrived in the Sanga area of Oyo town with a team of police officers to dislodge participants at a carnival in the area

He was promptly arrested and detained in police custody while the injured policeman is currently receiving treatment in a hospital in the area.

The spokesman of the state police command, Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the incident.

He said: β€œThe incident happened when police personnel at Ojongbodu Division, Oyo, were responding to calls to dislodge recalcitrant youths staging carnival after several warnings that such should not be staged.

β€œThe Amotekun operative has since been arrested and is currently being investigated at Ojongbodu police station.”

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