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Ekiti Police Commence Orderly Room Trial Of Officer Who 'Accidentally' Killed Two Youths

Posted by Amarachi on Thu 06th Jun, 2024 - tori.ng

The incident happened on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, when men of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) were attempting to arrest some youths suspected to be internet fraudsters.

Ekiti Police Command

The orderly room trial of a police officer of who shot dead two young men in the Omisanjana area of Ado-Ekiti has commenced.

The incident happened on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, when men of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) were attempting to arrest some youths suspected to be internet fraudsters.

Spokesperson of the Ekiti State Police Command, Sunday Abutu, confirmed the development in a brief statement on Thursday, June 6.

“After investigation, the Command has commenced the orderly room trial of the Officer who was responsible for the fatal shooting of two persons around Omisanjana area of Ado-Ekiti, on 28/05/2024,” the statement read.

“The CP assures the family members of the deceased and the general public that justice will prevail at the end of the day.”


According to reports, the young men who were driving a Lexus RX car, got involved in an accident with two motorcycle riders while attempting to escape arrest.

When some irate youths attempted to help the fleeing men to resist arrest by mobbing the police, one of them fired bullets that fatally injured two boys.

The victims were rushed to the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital where they passed away.

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