Police confirms killing of corps member at Ogbomoso nightclub, detains officers involved

The Oyo state police command has confirmed the killing of a corps member identified as Iyanfa Damilola at a nightclub in Ogbomoso on Monday, April 21.


Oyo State Police Command spokesman Osifeso Adewale said police operatives were dispatched to the nightclub at the ”Under G” area, Owode Ogbomoso, while the 16th convocation of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) was going on after a distress call over a fighting incident in the place.


The fracas worsened, leading to the firing of “warning shots” by the officers. Following the death of Damilola as a result of the shots fired, the officers involved have been been detained. 


The statement read; 


“The incident recorded the death of one Iyanda Damilola, ‘m’, and the injury of his brother one Iyanda Femi Isreal, who has since been discharged from the hospital after treatment,” Osifeso said in a Thursday statement.

“All operatives involved in the incident including Inspr Rasheed Saheed are currently under detention at the State Criminal Investigation Department, Iyaganku.”


The police commissioner in Oyo Adebola Hamzat has ordered that the case be “taken up by the Homicide Department of the State Criminal Investigation Department with the Deputy Commissioner of Police directly in charge of the investigations”.

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