Policeman shoots man dead in Ekiti Hotel, injures another

A Polytechnic graduate, Olaoye Akintayo was shot dead on Saturday evening by a police officer while unwinding with his friends in an Ekiti hotel, Channels Television can confirm.

The suspected extrajudicial killing comes as the country continues to reckon with the #EndSARS protest, which called for an end to police brutality.

The late Olaoye during ENDSARS Protest

According to a friend of the deceased and other eyewitnesses, the police officer alighted from a Hilux van, entered the hotel premises and the next sound heard were gunshots.

It is not yet clear what triggered the gunshots, which also left another person injured.

The policeman and his other colleague reportedly dumped the victim’s corpse at the Ekiti State Teaching Hospital before escaping and leaving the Hilux at the hospital premises.

Published by WonderLady

Journalist, Educationist, Writer, Human Rights Advocate

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