Police inspector dismissed, to be arraigned over killing of generator repairer
The police on Wednesday, July 5 approved the dismissal of Inspector Kabiru Odeyemi who shot and killed Idris Bakare, a generator repairer.
The spokesperson for Lagos State Police Command Benjamin Hundeyin announced Odeyemi’s dismissal and also arraignment.
“The recommendation for dismissal of Inspector Kabiru Odejimi was today approved.
“This paves way for his arraignment which will take place on Friday, July 7, 2023.
“The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Idowu Omohunwa, assures Lagosians of his unwavering determination to police the state within the dictates of the law, civility and respect for human life.”
Odeyemi shot and killed Bakare in the Oregun area of the state on May 28.
It was gathered that Odeyemi was not on duty on the fateful night but arrived in the area as he usually did and began shooting.
His bullet hit Bakare in the thigh and prevented anyone from helping him which led to his death.
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