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Police officer suspended for murdering pregnant Lagos lawyer



The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the suspension of ASP Drambi Vandi for killing a female lawyer, Bolanle Raheem, on Christmas day at the Ajah area of Lagos.

The PSC disclosed this in a statement issued on Thursday, adding that the suspension was with immediate effect.

WITHIN NIGERIA had reported that Omobolanle was killed on Christmas Day while trying to make U-turn under the Ajah Bridge when ASP Drambi Vandi, a policeman attached to Ajiwe Police Station shot at her vehicle.

According to the statement, the PSC had also directed that the final investigation into the matter be concluded to enable the commission to take further necessary action.

“The commission, in a letter to the Inspector General of Police (I-G), signed by its acting Chairman, Justice Clara Ogunbiyi, retired, has carefully examined the facts of the case,” said the PSC statement. “It has granted the approval of the suspension of the officer from duty with immediate effect after observing allegations brought against him.”

It explained that the PSC had condemned the lawyer’s unprovoked killing and demanded a thorough investigation into the matter. It also called for proper training of police personnel on weapon management.


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