The Ondo State Police Command has confirmed the unfortunate incident leading to the death of a truck driver whose identity is yet to be ascertained.
According to a statement issued by the spokesman of the state police command, Femi Jospeh, the deceased was allegedly shot and killed by one of the policemen who was on duty in Uso via Owo.
The Command Condemned this barbaric and gruesome murder in its entirety.
The statement reads, “while we Commiserate with the family of the deceased, we want to say that the action of this erring officer does not represent what the Nigerian police or the Command stands for.
“The Nigerian Police and by extension the Ondo State Command respects the sanctity of life and dignity of human person as enshrined in the Nigerian constitution .
” Consequently, the Commissioner of Police Ondo State has ordered a thorough investigation into the incident while the defaulting officer will be made to face the full Wrath of the law.
“Once again,we apologise profusely for any inconvenience or embarrassment this isolated action must have caused anyone”