Police Officer who shot Bamidele ,Others Dismissed

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Ekiti State Commissioner of Police Mr. Bello Ahmed, on monday disclosed that the mobile policeman who shot former house of Reps Member Opeyemi Bamidele and five others  has been dismissed from service to pave the way for his trial in court as soon as he is discharged from the hospital.

The trigger happy officer opened fire at the All Progressives Congress (APC) secretariat during the welcome rally held for the governorship flag bearer, Dr. Kayode Fayemi.


The police boss who spoke on a live programme on Channels Television said that the politician who brought the policeman to Ekiti State from his Lagos base has been detained and he is being grilled by interrogators.


Ahmed said the politician will also be arraigned in court as soon as the Police conclude their investigation into the shooting incident.


He said: “The policeman involved is dismissed already and even though he’s nursing some injury.


“At the appropriate time, he will face the law of course. Nigerians will be briefed on the outcome of our actions.”


Ahmed also spoke on the readiness of the command to regulate the activities of political parties to prevent violence and other acts that could lead to breakdown of law and order.

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