Report reaching has confirmed that four SARS policemen Involved in the extrajudicial killing of an unarmed suspect inside a bus a few days ago in Lagos State have been dismissed, charged to court and remanded in prison custody.
A few days ago, a video of four SARS policemen surfaced online where an unarmed suspect was killed inside a danfo bus. The suspect who on handcuffs was shot at twice inside a danfo bus, after one of the SARS policemen raised an alarm that a gun was found on him.
Without prior trial or interrogation, the suspect was wasted away by two of the policemen even while he poses no danger to any of the policemen.
The Policemen were subjected to internal disciplinary proceedings at the Provost Department. They were tried on three count charges bothering on Discreditable conduct; Unlawful and unnecessary exercise of authority; and Damage to Article.
The four Policemen were found guilty and awarded the punishment of dismissal from service and prosecution. They were subsequently handed over to Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation Department Yaba for prosecution in conventional Court.
According to DSP Bala Elkana, the Police Public Relations Officer for Lagos State;
The four suspects, Ex-Inspector Fabiyi Omomayara, Ex-Sergeant Olaniyi Solomon, Ex-Sergeant Solomon Sunday and Ex-Corporal Aliyu Mukaila were on 22/08/2019 arraigned in Magistrate Court 5 Ebute Meta for conspiracy and murder and were remanded in Ikoyi prison.
The case is adjourned to 23/09/2019 for DPP Advise. This will serve as a deterrent to others.