Court Remands Kwara Poly Student For Killing Police Officer


An Ilorin Magistrates Court has ordered the remand of a student of the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin identified as Babatunde Lekan for allegedly knocking down one Police Inspector Isaac Osayintuyi.

Police information disclosed that the defendant the 23-year-old man allegedly knocked down the policeman with his Camry car along Ilorin/Omu-Aran highway.

He reportedly ran away to remove his number plate and the artificial tinted leather on the windshield.

Police information also revealed that the inspector, who was immediately rushed to a private hospital in Omu Aran for medical attention, was later certified dead.

Reports indicated that preliminary investigation led to the arrest of the defendant.

Magistrate Usman Zainab, who presided on the matter, ordered Lekan’s remand till July 18, 2022, after considering the prayers of the prosecutor Innocent Owoola for the remand of the suspect.

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