Police Dismiss 4 Officers For Extrajudicial Killing


The Lagos State Police command has dismissed four officers found culpable of extrajudicial killing.

They were also charged before an Ebute Metta Magistrates’ Court on charges of conspiracy and murder and thereafter remanded in Ikoyi prison.

In a viral video, inspector Fabiyi Omomayara, Sergeant Olaniyi Solomon, Sergeant Solomon Sunday and Corporal Aliyu Mukaila killed two robbery suspects after arresting them around Iba area of the state.

The Lagos State Police spokesman, Bala Elkana, who disclosed this on Thursday in a statement said:

“The policemen were subjected to internal disciplinary proceedings at the Provost Department.

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“They were tried on three count charges bothering on discreditable conduct; unlawful and unnecessary exercise of authority and damage to article.

“The four policemen were found guilty and awarded the punishment of dismissal from service and prosecution.

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“They were subsequently handed over to Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation Department Yaba for prosecution in conventional court.”


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