A Policeman said to be attached to the Zonal Intervention Squad of the Zone 2 Police Command on Sunday allegedly shot to death a man in Ifo area of the Ogun State for arguing with him.
The incident, said to have occurred at Bus Stop area of the town, led to a major protest, with motorists travelling on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway stranded for several hours.
The spokesman of the Ogun State Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident.
Abimbola, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, said on a social media platform: “Please let us verify information before spreading it.
“The incident has nothing to do with SARS but men of Zonal Intervention Squad in Obada Oko and they are under Zone 2 command.
“Meanwhile, the case is under investigation and I can assure you that whoever is culpable will not go unpunished.”