A member of the Oyo State Security Network also known as Amotekun Corps has allegedly shot a police officer on official duty in Oyo town.
The Amotekun Corps member identified as Ibrahim Ogundele shot the police police officer, identified as Mr. Fatai Yekini at the Sango area of Oyo town on Saturday
Mr. Yekini is a Special Police Constabulary attached to Ojongbodu police station while Ogundele is a male officer working with the Amotekun Corps at Isale-Oyo area while
According to a source, Yekini was shot on his left leg at a very close range, around 3:00pm on the 2nd January 2021 and was thereafter taken to the Oyo State General hospital in the Owode area of Oyo.
Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi has however, confirmed the incident.
He said: “Yes, this happened when the Police personnel at Ojongbodu Division, Oyo were responding to calls to dislodge recalcitrant youths staging a carnival after several warnings that such should not be staged.
The Amotekun personnel has since been arrested and currently being investigated at Ojongbodu Police station.”
Meanwhile, Sunday, the police officer is reportedly still receiving treatment at the hospital as at the time of filing this report.