NSCDC official arrested for killing SSS operative in Osun
An officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps operative (NSCDC) who allegedly shot an operative of the State Security Service (SSS), Seyi Adebowale in Osun State have been apprehended.
WITHIN NIGERIA recall how the incident occurred on September 15 in Kuta, Osun State, during the visit of the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai to commission a bridge constructed by the Nigerian Army.
It was gathered that the NSCDC official identified as Sunday Dada and his colleagues were said to be shooting indiscriminately into the air in a celebratory mood when a stray bullet hit the SSS officer in his abdomen.
Adebowale was rushed to the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital Osogbo, the Osun State capital where he later died on Monday, September 28, after two unsuccessful surgical operations. He was buried on Friday, October 2.
The spokesperson for the NSCDC in Osun State, Daniel Adigun, who confirmed the incident on Sunday, October 4, said it was a case of operational error and the officer involved in the shooting has since been arrested and detained by the command.
“We are currently conducting a (an orderly) room trial and we are on top of the situation to make sure such does not occur again.” he said.
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