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Three policemen dismissed over reckless shooting


Three policemen attached to the Lagos State command have been dismissed for alleged reckless shooting.

Police spokesman, Chike Oti, who broke the news, said: “The general public is, hereby, informed that three policemen attached to Amukoko Division, by names and service numbers: 25759 Sgt. Osaseri Saturday, 359075 Sgt. Segun Okun, and 496833 Corporal Adekunle Oluwarotimi, have been tried and dismissed from the Nigeria Police for breaching the rules of engagement, to wit reckless application of firearms.

“The aforementioned non-commissioned officers committed the offence on January 11, 2018 at about 2130 hours, at Ifelodun Street, Amukoko, Lagos State, when they disproportionately responded with bullets fired from their weapons at some youths alleged to have hurled some non-ballistic missiles at them such as stones, sticks and bottles, leading to the death of one of the youths and injury of another.

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