Wednesday, 26 February 2020


SARS Officer Involved In The Death Of Remo Footballer Has Been Dismissed By The Police

The Ogun State Police Command has dismissed a Special Anti-Robbery Squad officer named Olaniyi Ogunsoro from the Force, following his role in the death of Remo Stars football player Tiamiyu Kazeem, on Saturday.

Kazeem, nicknamed Kaka , was crushed by a hit -and -run driver on the Sagamu -Abeokuta Expressway after he was arrested by the SARS officers and was being taken to their office in Abeokuta.

While a police statement said the footballer jumped out of the vehicle in an attempt to escape and was crushed by an oncoming vehicle , Sanni Abubakar, a friend and teammate of Kazeem , who was also arrested by the SARS officials , said the SARS officials pushed Tiamiyu out of their Toyota Sienna vehicle before he was killed by an oncoming car.

Speaking to Punch, Police Public Relations Officer of Ogun State Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi , confirmed that the erring officer had been dismissed from service .

“ The SARS officer Olaniyi Ogunsoro has been dismissed from service ,” Oyeyemi said.

By stella dimoko korkus 

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