Family of murdered police officer writes IG, requires N400m

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The household of a police officer, Inspector Ayodeji Erinfolami, who was shot within the abdomen on October 12 within the Surulere space of ​​Lagos through the #EndSARS protest, wrote a pre-action letter to the Inspector Common of Police, Mohammed Adamu, demanding the accusation of fellow law enforcement officials who shot Erinfolami, in addition to compensation for N400m.

The household made the calls for in a pre-action letter dated October 28, 2020, written on their behalf by a human rights lawyer, Mr. Jiti Ogunye.

Ogunye famous that the 38-year-old police inspector, who was linked to the Lagos State Police Command Anticultism and Kidnapping Unit, did 18 years of service earlier than being horribly killed by his fellow law enforcement officials who had been attempting to disperse unarmed #EndSARS protesters, who besieged the Space C police station, the place Erinfolami labored.

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The lawyer famous that the shot to Erinfolami’s abdomen expelled his intestines and he was left to die painfully in a pool of blood, noting {that a} driver, Okechukwu Iloamuazor, obtained out of his automotive on account of the congestion brought on by the protest, was additionally killed by a police bullet.

Ogunye stated the late inspector, who was from Ekiti state, left behind a 38-year-old spouse, a 10-year-old son, two youngsters of his deceased nephew, aged 13 and seven, a 77-year-old father and a mom 72 years outdated.

He stated that having misplaced their livelihood, Erinfolami dependents deserved a financial compensation of N400m.

He additionally demanded that the police pay for the deceased’s funeral bills.

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He additionally demanded the indictment of Inspector Bagou Michael, Inspector Ekpoudom Etop, Sergeant Nnamdi Madura and Sergeant Akinyemi Benson, who Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu stated was recognized because the police behind the shootings of October 12 in Surulere through the #EndSARS protest.

The lawyer stated: “The policemen who shot and killed Inspector Ayodeji Bankole Erinfolami had no authorized responsibility, energy or proper to make use of actual weapons to disperse unarmed peaceable protesters. It was through the unlawful use of firearms that Inspector AyodejiBankoleErinfolami was killed. The homicide was completely unjustified. “

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