According to report reaching OYOGist.com, a Nigerian lady known as Chinenye has reportedly narrated during an Independent Investigative Panel (IPP) how her sister, Linda was allegedly shot by a trigger happy Nigerian Police officer a day to her NYSC passing out parade.
Chinenye while narrating the horrific event to the panel, said that her sister was reportedly shot by one Inspector Benjamin Peters of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command around Ceddi Plaza Bridge in Abuja.
“On the 3rd of July 2018 the deceased went out. after work to celebrate her passing out from the National Youth Service, which was supposed to be the next day.
“Prior to her death, she was living with me and worked at Outsource Global Company, Mabushi (Abuja). Her working hours were between 1pm and 11pm everyday.”
“At about 4.35am, I got a distress call from unknown number and it was Mr. Bamidele Tobi asking me to come quickly to Garki Hospital that something happened on their way home from Ceddi Plaza. I got to the hospital and was informed that my sister was shot by Inspector Benjamin Peter.”
Mr. Tobi narrated that on their way home, while driving, he heard a loud sound, and thinking that it was his tyre.
He said my late sister tapped him from the back seat that something hit her below her breast. He said when they (Mr. Tobi and Arafat) looked back, they say my sister panting and was drenched in her blood.
He said when the realised that the sound they hard was that of gun shot and that my sister was hit by stray bullet, they drove straight to the nearest hospital, which was the Garki Hospital.”
“I want justice, I want my family to be be compensated. I want my mum to smile again. My parents are alive. I am the senior sister. I am the first daughter,” she said.
The IPP Judicail Chairman, Justice Suleiman Garba later directed that the panel investigation proceeding be sent to the Nigerian police as they were the respondent so as to enable them present their defense on November 16, 2020 during the next Judicial seating.