Police Dismisses Inspector In Lagos Over Alleged Murder

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The dismissal of Police Inspector Kabiru Odejimi has been sanctioned by Idowu Owohunwa, the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State. Odejimi, who was assigned to the Alausa Divisional Headquarters, has been accused of the fatal shooting of Idris Bakare, a generator technician, in the Oregun area of the state on May 28.

The incident resulted in the 24-year-old victim’s unfortunate demise at a hospital.

Benjamin Hundeyin, the spokesperson for the state police command, confirmed this development through a statement issued in Ikeja. He further stated that the Commissioner of Police approved Odejimi’s dismissal based on the recommendation, and the police officer is scheduled to appear in court on Friday.

The statement read: “The recommendation for dismissal of Insp. Kabiru Odeyemi was today approved. This paves the way for his arraignment which will take place on Friday, July 7, 2023.”