The Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamo (SAN) has said the victim of an alleged shooting by police officers in Ughelli, Delta State, is alive.
In a tweet from the Minister’s handle on Sunday afternoon, he explained that he spoke with the brother of the victim, Ochuko.
“The outfit involved in this case is called Operation Delta Safe and not SARS (b) the victim was not shot as confirmed by his brother but fell out of the Police vehicle when being taken to the station after arrest,” the minister said while condemning alleged extra-judicial killings by officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS) and other units of the police. “The brother said he was pushed; the Police said he jumped.”
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