April 2, 2023



Reps demand ban on alcohol, others for policemen on responsibility

Frightened by Sunday’s incident of a policeman taking pictures useless a younger lady, Mrs Bolanle Raheem in Lagos, the Home of Representatives has requested for the banning of alcohol and different intoxicating substances for police personnel on responsibility as a guard towards unruly behaviour.

Whereas calling for a direct investigation to be carried out to get justice for the most recent sufferer, and the reported earlier incident involving a younger man, Kafaru Buraimoh who was additionally gunned down by a policemen within the space, the Home mentioned there ought to a zero-tolerance coverage to all misbehaviour in Nigeria Police Act.

The decision was arrived at on Wednesday following a movement by Babajide Obanikoro, who recalled that on Sunday December twenty fifth, 2022, Mrs Raheem and her household have been getting back from church once they have been pulled over in Ajah space by officers of the Nigeria police; with none altercation, one of many officers, ASP Drambi Vandi geared toward and pulled his set off killing Mrs Raheem on the spot.

The lady in line with him was mentioned to be seven months pregnant with twins.

“Involved that the identical incident occurred earlier within the month, seventh of December, by officers of the identical Ajiwe police station, gunned down a younger man by the identify Kafaru Buraimoh which sparked a little bit of civic unrest”, the lawmaker acknowledged and prayed the Home to undertake the movement as matter of pressing public significance.

“The sort of incidence occurs usually throughout Nigeria and that the officers normally get away with taking pictures and killing identical harmless residents they swore to guard”, he lamented.

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