The Police Service Commission has approved the immediate suspension of ASP Drambi Vandi, AP/no 134901, the officer who allegedly shot and killed a lawyer, Bolanle Raheem, on Christmas Day in the Ajah area of Lagos state.
This was revealed on Thursday by the PSC spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani, in a statement obtained by our correspondent.
the punch reports that this follows Wednesday’s recommendation by Police Inspector General Usman Baba for the suspension of the alleged killer policeman.
The commission also ordered the final investigation into the matter to be concluded to allow the PSC to take the necessary action.
Ani said: “The commission in a letter to the Inspector General of Police signed by the acting chairwoman, Clara Ogunbiyi, stated that the commission had carefully examined the facts of the case, observations and recommendations regarding the allegations against the officer, and granted approval for the officer’s suspension from service with immediate effect.
The letter entitled “Re-Request for Suspension of Service: AP/NO 134901 ASP Drambi Vandi with reference No. AP 134901/fs/FHQ/ABJ/9 was dated December 28, 2022.
“The commission had previously condemned the unprovoked killing of the lawyer and demanded a full investigation into the matter. The commission also called for the proper training of police personnel in the handling of weapons.
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