Mon. Feb 18th, 2019

Police Arrest SARS Officer, 31 Others Over Student’s Death

The police have arrested 31 people in connection with arson which led to the burning down of a police station in Iwo, Osun State. The police station was razed by demonstrators protesting the killing of a student of the Federal Polytechnic in Iree (IREE POLY), Tunde Nafiu, by a Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) operative, Lukman Gbadamosi, last Thursday.

The protesters set the police station ablaze in the early hours of Friday.

It was gathered that the late Tunde was shot while he was trying to board a commercial motorcycle in Ile-Ogbo area of the town. The deceased was said to be son of an Army General and a prominent chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Aiyedire Local Government Area of Osun State.


A statement by the Commissioner of Police, Mr Fimihan Adeoye, signed by the command Public Relations Officer, Folashade Odoro, said the alleged killer.

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