The Ogun Police Command have apprehended 4 males for allegedly beating a police constable, Agada Akoh to demise at Dalemo, in Sango Ota space of the State on 13, September 2020.
The suspects, Jelili Ismailas, Amidu Bankole, Elijah Samson and Moses Proboye, have been arrested after a report at Sango division at about 9:30pm on that day policeman has been overwhelmed to coma by some hoodlums at Dalemo bus cease.
Following the report, the Divisional Police Officer on the station, CSP Godwin Idehai led his males to the scene the place he met the policeman in a pool of his personal blood.
Although the Constable was rapidly taken to the hospital, it was gathered that he gave up the ghost whereas receiving remedy.
Preliminary investigation of the circumstances that led to the incident revealed that the Constable and one different officer have been escorting an unidentified principal from Idah in Kogi state to Lagos State.
The Police, nonetheless, mentioned whereas passing by way of Sango Ota, a truck driver, Jelili Ismaila drove dangerously and nearly push their car off highway.
The Police claimed that whereas making an attempt to keep away from hitting the car conveying the officers, the truck entered a pothole because of which one in every of its tyres bought punctured.
The 2 policemen got here down from their car to warning the truck driver.
However the driver of the truck accused the driving force of the car conveying the policemen of of being liable for the accident.
He reportedly mobilised hoodlums who attacked the officers and their principal with harmful weapons and beat the deceased to coma.
Having realized that the policeman might not survive the assault, the driving force and his employed hoodlums took to their heels, however the DPO and his males, performing on a tip off, stormed their hideout and bought them arrested.
Nonetheless, 4 others suspected to be amongst those that beat up the Constable escaped.
The stays of the deceased officer has been deposited on the basic hospital Ota mortuary.
Ogun Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, who described the incident as barbaric and act of lawlessness has ordered an enormous manhunt for the remaining suspects.
He additionally warned that unwarranted assault on his males is unacceptable and won’t be tolerated.
The CP due to this fact directed that the arrested suspects be transferred to the murder part of the state prison investigation and intelligence division for an in-depth investigation and diligent prosecution.