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The Police Command in Osun State has dismissed  a Police officer who killed a man on a motorcycle in Osogbo on July 27.

Police Spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, said Sgt. Adamu Garba was dismissed after an orderly room trial.

“The general public will recall that on July 27, the Osun Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode,  immediately arrested and detained the Police officer that shot one Saheed Olabomi in Osogbo, for disciplinary action,” Opalola said in a statement on Friday.

“As the CP promised, in the best tradition of transparency and accountability, that the outcome of the trial will be brought to the public.

“The Policeman, F/NO.467549 Sergeant Adamu Garba, has been tried in Orderly room in line with the laid down Rules and Regulations of the Nigeria Police Disciplinary procedure.

“The erring officer has been found guilty of the offence and subsequently dismissed from the Force.

“The orderly room procedure has been forwarded to Police Force Headquarters, Abuja, for necessary action towards prosecution.

“This, the CP believes will serve as deterrent to other Police officers.

“The Commissioner wishes to apprise the general public, most especially the good people of the State that he will never condone any act of indiscipline and unprofessional conduct exhibited by any member(s) of the Nigeria Police under his watch.”

Opalola further urged members of the public to be law abiding and be rest assured that justice would prevail.

The victim was reportedly hit by a bullet after police officer allegedly shot to disperse people at a traffic scene around Oke-Onitea area, Osogbo on that fateful day.

The victim was immediately rushed to the Intensive Care Unit, Osun State University Teaching Hospital, Osogbo.

The state, Gboyega Oyetola later visited the family of the victim as part of efforts to show government’s concern over the ugly incident.

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