attached to the Ekiti Police Division in the Ekiti Local Government Area
of Kwara State, has been dismissed from the Force for killing
an inspector, Mr. Lateef Shuaib.
started taking money in bits from the account for his own use until he
withdrew up to N300,000.
when Tosin shot him dead with an AK-47 rifle and buried him at the back
of a police barracks.
was said to have reported to the Osi Police Station on May 10, 2016,
that Shuaib had been missing since May 6.
her elder brother informed her when he was sick that he entrusted his
UBA ATM card to the suspect to help him in withdrawing money.
Mr. Sam Okaula, said when the matter was brought to his attention he
ensured that discreet investigation was conducted, adding that the
suspect was arrested.
corporal was made to face an orderly-room trial for leaving his place of
duty and for discreditable conduct and was found guilty.
We go after anyone including members of the Force who go out of their
way to commit crime. We will investigate and prosecute them if found
culpable and ensure we gain conviction. This particular dastardly act
will not be an exception.”
Report obtained by our correspondent in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital,
the suspect buried the late inspector at the back of the Osi Police
Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Ilorin, revealed
that on May 6 at about 10pm, while Inspector Lateef Shuaib was
defecating inside the bush, very close to the barracks at the Osi Police
Station, you Daramola Tosin, callously and viciously traced him to the
bush and shot him with your AK-47 rifle that led to his untimely death
and you later buried him inside the bush at the back of Osi Police
Barracks without the knowledge of anybody.”
homicide, breach of trust and theft, and were contrary to sections 221,
312 and 289 of the Penal Code.
prosecutor, Inspector James Odaodu, said the offence of murder was
capital in nature, adding that the suspect could not be admitted to
who did not take the plea of the accused, said his court lacked
jurisdiction to entertain the matter since it was a murder charge.
47, of Ife, Olukotun, in the Yagba East of Kogi State, said the death of
her husband by someone he trusted was devastating to the family.