An allegedly drunk police officer has shot and killed yet to be identified man in Ekiti State
News Rain Nigeria gathered that two young men were shot at Queens Court last night by a police officer who reportedly escorted a retired Assistant Inspector General of Police AIG to Ikere-Ekiti. They were allegedly at a social party where they drank into a stupor.
One of the two men died while the second is said to be battling with life at the Emergency Unit of a private hospital in Ado Ekiti.
Drunk Police Officer Allegedly Shoots Two Persons, One Dead, Another Injured
It was alleged that the two policemen themselves conveyed the two victims in their Hilux to the hospital, but allegedly took to their heels moments after dumping the victims.
The information has it that the police escort Hilux, which is believed not to be that of the Ekiti Police Command was left abandoned since last night by the policemen at the emergency unit entrance, thereby eliciting crowds of people who are said to be rushing to the hospital to catch a glimpse.
When contacted, The Ekiti State Police Public Rations Officer, ASP Sunday Abutu confirmed the incident.
He said the policeman who was involved in the fatal shooting at Queens Court Hotel for the reason which is still under investigation had been arrested by Ekiti State police command, disarmed, and detained for investigation and disciplinary action.