A police constable, PC Akinsanya Akingbade, attached to the Olu of Ileogbo in Ayedire local government area of the State of Osun, Oba Abeeb Adetoyese Agbaje, was on Friday shot dead in the communal clash between Iwo and Ileogbo.
According to Police report, the officer was ‘negligently’ shot with a locally made pistol in the chest by one Waheed Adekeye of Baale Adeleye compound, Ileogbo.
The victim, was said to have given up the ghost while he was being taken to the Osun State University Teaching Hospital UNIOSUNTH, Osogbo.
Police spokesperson in Osun, Yemisi Opalola said the corpse of the slain police officer has been deposited in the hospital’s morgue for post mortem examination.
The Police said the weapon had been recovered from the suspect who is a local vigilante and a palace guard on duty with the deceased.
The Police added that the suspect has been arrested for further interrogation.