Suspected policeman shoots FRSC officer to evade arrest

A self-acclaimed policeman has shot an officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps attached to the Ogun State Command in the leg in order to evade arrest.

Punch learnt that the yet-to-be identified man shot the FRSC officer, who was controlling traffic in the Ibafo area of the state, on Sunday around 8.15pm.

It was gathered that the self-acclaimed cop, who drove a vehicle with number plate WED 264 YE, was stopped for driving against the traffic but he pulled out his pistol and shot the FRSC personnel in the leg and drove away.

The Sector Commander, Ogun State Command, FRSC, Clement Oladele, while confirming the incident, stated that the injured officer was in a stable condition in hospital, adding that a manhunt had been launched for the fleeing driver.

 Punch correspondent learnt that the matter had been reported at the Ibafo Police Station.

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