Armed safety personnel, alleged to be members of a safety escort hooked up to a prime police officer have shot two individuals in an Ado Ekiti lodge.
The highest police boss mentioned to be an AIG is reported to be a pal to the proprietor of the lodge, and would all the time go to the lodge each time he got here to Ikere Ekiti.
The police escorts have been mentioned to be in excessive spirits and have been about to go with their boss when abruptly the pictures have been fired, hitting the lifeless within the abdomen and the opposite sufferer on the leg.
They have been alleged to have shot the duo on Saturday night time on the bar part of the favored lodge, situated alongside Ado Ekiti – Ikere Ekiti freeway.
Our state correspondent experiences that one of many two victims died earlier than reaching the Emergency Ward of the Ekiti State College Educating Hospital, (EKSUTH) the place they have been rushed beneath pretence instantly after the incident.
The second sufferer was mentioned to be battling for his life on the identical Emergency Unit of the tertiary well being facility up until Sunday morning when pressing preparations have been made to switch him to Afe Babalola College Multi-System Hospital, additionally in Ado Ekiti upon realising that his case had worsened.
Sources mentioned the policemen who shot the duo, conveyed the 2 victims of their Hilux automobile to the hospital by themselves, however allegedly bolted out of the hospital and likewise deserted the hilux, moments after dumping the victims.
After relocating the sufferer with a bullet wound to Afe Babalola College Multi-System Hospital, the physique of the lifeless was additionally moved a non-public hospital mortuary, as EKSUTH mortuary was mentioned to be full
Confirming the incident to newsmen, the Public Relations Officer, (PPRO) of the Police Command in Ekiti state, ASP Sunday Abutu mentioned a radical investigation can be performed to unravel what really transpired.
He mentioned the policeman who was concerned within the capturing had already been arrested and disarmed, preparatory to a full-scale investigation.
“The policeman who was concerned within the deadly capturing at Queens Court docket Resort for the rationale which remains to be beneath investigation has been arrested by Ekiti State police command, disarmed and detained for investigation and disciplinary motion
“Ekiti State Police Commissioner implores all the nice folks of Ekiti State to be calm as he’ll guarantee justice prevails”, he mentioned