Oyoma Edewor, a 33 year old building contractor was
allegedly shot dead Saturday evening in Festac town by a police officer identified
as Sgt. Otene.
developed a fault. Sad about the incident, Oyoma decided to get a towing vehicle
so that his Jeep won’t be parked on the road and could be towed back home.
team sighted them and went after them with a motor bike. They allegedly dragged
Oyoma down from his jeep and demanded he give them a bribe. According to
witnesses as he was about explaining his ordeal, Sgt. Otene who was said to be
drunk at that time shot Oyoma at close range.
Reports say Sgt. Otene has been arrested, but they fear
little or nothing will be done about the incident, because this is the third
time similar cases have been reported at the same police station.