23-year-old Kwara Poly student allegedly kills police, remanded


A twenty-three-year-old student of the Kwara State Polytechnic, Babatunde Lekan, who allegedly knocked down, one Inspector Isaac Osayintuyi, has been remanded.

According to Police First Information, the defendant (Lekan) knocked down the policeman with his Camry car along Ilorin/Omu-Aran highway and ran away to remove his plate number and the artificial tinted leather on the windshield.

The 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.

News Hub Mag! reports that Preliminary investigation led to the arrest of the defendant.

Magistrate Usman Zainab, who sat on the matter, ordered Lekan’s remand till 18th of next month after considering the prayers of the prosecutor, Innocent Owoola for the remand.


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