An unnamed politician who allegedly sponsored the mobile Policeman who shot a Mr. Opeyemi Bamidele and six others during a welcome home rally in honour of Dr. Kayode Fayemi has been arrested by the Ekiti State police command, SPY NIGERIA understands
The Ekiti police spokesman, Caleb Ikechukwu confirmed the arrests and said the attack was a mastermind by a certain politician who is now in police net, report according to Thecable suggests
Ikechukwu said the politician, who “has also been arrested,” conspired with the policeman to carry out the act.
The policeman, he said, was posted to a bank in Lagos but travelled to Ekiti for an “illegal duty”.
“At about 17:00 hours, a policeman who accidentally shot Opeyemi Bamidele and six others has been arrested. The policeman is in our custody now,” he said.
“He is attached to 20 police mobile force (PMF) in Ikeja Lagos. He left where he was posted on bank guard duty somewhere in Ikeja for illegal duty in Ekiti state.
“A politician conspired with the policeman and removed him from where he was posted in Lagos and both came to Ekiti for unofficial reasons. The politician has also been arrested.
“The victims of the accidental discharge are currently responding to treatment at the hospital, and also the policeman who was mobbed is also responding to treatment in our protective custody.”
Other victims in the hospital included Olabode Joshua, Olanrewaju Gbenga, Adebayo Ogunjemilehin, Ogunmodede Oluwole and Alex Adeleye
The police PRO said he can’t disclose the identity of the politician as investigations are still ongoing.