Court remands Police Inspector for killing ‘okada’ rider

A Magistrate Court sitting in Oke Eda, Akure, Ondo State on Friday ordered for the remand of a police inspector, Anthony Nwadike in prison custody for allegedly killing an motorcycle rider in Omifon in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State.


Sources said the deceased, Sunday Joseph and two other persons were shot by the alleged killer cop during an argument.


They were said to be on the motorcycle and met the accused person and some other police men at a police check-point.


It was learnt that accused threw a big stick to the deceased on the motorcycle to stop him, making the deceased and his passengers to fall down.

Consequently, it was learnt that an argument ensued between the deceased and the policemen.


This reportedly led to the shooting of the three people by the cop .


The deceased was said to have died on the spot while the two other victims were still in critical condition at the hospital.


The accused person however pleaded not guilty to the offence but his plea was not taken.


In his ruling, Magistrate; V. Bob-Manuel ordered that the accused person should be remanded in Olokuta Prison and adjourned the case till October 12.

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