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Stray bullet kills betting shop in Ogun

A betting store proprietor in Imala/Elega space of ​​Abeokuta, Abiodun Anuoluwapo, was on Friday night time killed by a stray bullet from a police officer connected to the Ogun State Command.

It was gathered that Anuoluwapo, a graduate of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, owned a Bet9ja store reverse a preferred lodge, First Level, within the space and was about to shut his store for the remainder of the day when he was hit by a bullet out of nowhere. He reportedly died on the spot.

The state of affairs round Anuoluwapo was nonetheless unclear on the time of penning this report.

A supply who requested to not be named claimed that the officers who got here out of the lodge have been drunk when one among them fired the bullet. One other supply stated that the officers have been conducting a raid or chasing a suspect when one among them by accident shot the deceased, affectionately referred to as Pepe, in entrance of his store.

Our correspondent realized that the officers instantly fled to the lodge and referred to as for backup, earlier than escaping from the lodge once more a number of hours later.

The supply stated: “The younger man had a store reverse First Level Lodge. The police have been both chasing somebody or have been raiding and there was an unintended discharge, the stray bullet hit the person and he died immediately.

“The youths within the space tried to cease the cops however they bumped into the lodge. They needed to get backup to get extra police to rescue them earlier than they may run away later round 11pm. The incident occurred round 8pm.

“Whereas they have been attempting to disperse the protesting youth, they saved taking pictures. In truth, concern gripped everybody and the youth within the space have been indignant about this mindless killing.”

Some youths within the space claimed that it was a police officer accountable for Fadage police station who fired the shot, whereas one other claimed that it was the officer from Adatan police station who fired the shot.

When reached for touch upon Saturday, Ogun State Police Spokesperson, SP Omolola Odutola, confirmed the incident.

Odutola, nevertheless, added that the police commissioner, Abiodun Alamutu, had contacted all involved events to begin investigations.

She stated: “We’ve obtained the data that Aanu was a sufferer. It isn’t straightforward to say precisely what occurred, however the CP is in contact with the stakeholders. He has referred to as everybody who was concerned in order that we are able to begin investigating what occurred. We’re conscious, we have now been knowledgeable, however we’re nonetheless deliberating on the matter.”

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