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Drunk policemen shoot one dead in Ekiti hotel

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A team of drunk policemen in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital has absconded after shooting a yet to be identified man dead.

According to a report by The Nation the incident occurred around 9:45pm at a hotel located along Ado-Ikere road while the victim was having a good time his friends.

Drunk policemen shoot one dead in Ekiti hotel
Drunk policemen shoot one dead in Ekiti hotel

It learnt all was well in the hotel until the police officers who had escorted a retired Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), started misbehaving under the influence of alcohol.

They allegedly threatened to kill some of the guests and opened fire all of a sudden. In the process, stray bullet hit two persons in the chest.

The development caused pandemonium in the area, forcing guests to scamper for safety while the victims were rushed to Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti where one was pronounced dead.

Drunk policemen shoot one dead in Ekiti hotel

It was gathered the second victim was at EKSUTH’s Emergency care unit before being transferred to Afe Babalola University, Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti for intensive care.

Sources said the policemen that fired the shots were the ones that conveyed the two victims in their Hilux vehicle to the hospital but allegedly bolted out of the hospital and abandoned the hilux, moments after dumping the victims.

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