Six policemen detained over death of truck driver -

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By Citizens Platform

No fewer than six policemen have been detained in Ondo State over the killing of a driver of an unregistered truck, Friday Igbinedion, at the weekend, along the Ore/Benin Expressway.

All six suspects were on patrol duty along Ore/Benin expressway when the deceased was reportedly killed.

Subsequently, they were arrested, in a bid to get more information about the identity of the cop who killed him and the motive behind his action.

According to the Ondo state police spokesman, Wole Ogodo, said: “The command received information at about 1 pm on August 9, 2013 that a driver with an unregistered truck was shot and killed close to a police pin down point on Ore/Benin Road.

“Following the report, we have arrested the crew members to the police patrol vehicles along the route. They have been detained and subjected to interrogation.”

“At the conclusion of our investigation, the outcome will be made public. I give you my assurance that whoever is indicted will be brought to justice,” the police commissioner said.

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Source: Citizens Platform

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