Metro Ondo: Policeman Who Shot Okada Rider Over N50 Bribe Arraigned for Murder

An Ondo state policeman who reportedly gunned down an okada man over a N50 bribe has been arrested, dismissed and arraigned for murder.

According to Abayomi Shogunle, Officer in Charge of Complaint Response Unit (CRU), the inspector's name is Anthony Nwadike. He said his service riffle has been seized and that he will face an Orderly-Room trial.

"Inspr Anthony Nwadike attached to Ore Division, Ondo State who shot and killed one Sunday Joseph 'm' a commercial motorcycle rider along Odigbo-Omifon road Ore on 4th September, 2016 was tried in Orderly-Room and found guilty as charged," he said.

"Punishment of DISMISSAL from the Force was awarded and approved by the relevant authority. Anthony Nwadike is hereby dismissed from the Nigeria Police Force.

"The said Anthony Nwadike was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Court 1, Oke Eda, Akure today 8th September, 2016 for the MURDER of late Sunday Joseph 'm' via Charge number MAK/311c/2016. The accused person was remanded in prison custody and case adjourned to 12th October, 2016.

"Any police officer involved in any act that is not justifiable under the laws of the land would be held accountable without delay as the Nigeria Police Force under the leadership of IGP Ibrahim Idris is being guided by international core values of democratic policing, integrity and respect for the rule of law," he added.


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Goodluck Elo Chukwu

Goodluck Elo Chukwu

that's good and a lesson to others
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