Nigerian Army Begins Probe On Policeman Killed By Solder

By Damilare Adeleye

The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army has expressed regret at the death of a police officer who was killed during a clash between some soldiers and policemen around Ojo area in Lagos State.

The Division’s spokesman, Maj. Olaniyi Osoba, stated on Friday that the incident happened on Thursday and that the Division was already in touch with the Lagos State Police Command to resolve the matter.

“This incident is highly regretted given the Division’s disposition and zero tolerance for any misconduct.

“Accordingly, the Division has instituted a Board of Inquiry to unravel the circumstance surrounding the unfortunate incident.

“At the end of the investigation, anyone found culpable will be made to face the full wrath of the disciplinary provisions,’’ Osoba said

He commiserated with the Ojo Police Division and members of the family of the deceased.