Edo: Killer Cop Remanded In Prison


A magistrate court in Benin City, Edo State has heard the case of a 39-year-old Police Corporal, Valentine Ofuamaka, who allegedly shot and killed one Osagie Aisagbonbuomwan, a truck driver.

The killer Cop and another now at large allegedly committed the offence on Saturday, after an argument ensued between the policemen and the driver.

The offence is punishable under section 324 and 316 of the criminal code.

Presiding Chief Magistrate, Jonathan Ogbeide however declined jurisdiction to hear the matter due to the nature, but ordered that the accused be remanded in prison custody.

The court then ordered that the accused killer cop case file be duplicated and forwarded to Edo State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) for legal advice.