SARS Officer Arrested For Killing Undergraduate
An officer of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) has been arrested by police for allegedly killing Joseph Eidonojie-Ugbeni, an undergraduate of the Edo state polytechnic.
Punch reports that the suspected officer was nabbed on Friday, September 23, after he shot the student when his team was chasing a suspected Internet fraudster at the Ogoja market along LASU-Igando road, Lagos state.
As the officers started shooting sporadically, the bullet hit 20-year-old Joseph in the head. The victim’s cousin identified as Friday Ojah who was present when the matter happened had to flee to avoid being killed.
According to Ojah, the SARS took Joseph’s corpse and dumped it in the boot of the fraudster’s car, before driving away to the command headquarters in Ikeja the capital city of the state.