Nigerian Police DPO Segun Fabunmi Jailed For 10 Years For Killing Fuel Subsidy Protester

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December 14, 2015 – Agege Lagos Police DPO Segun Fabunmi Jailed For 10 Years For Killing Fuel Subsidy Protester Ademola Aderintola

Over 3 years after the brutal murder of their son, the family of Ademola Aderinto, a young man murdered during January 9 2012 fuel subsidy protest in Lagos has received justice.

Pen Cinema Agege Police DPO, Segun Fabunmi has been jailed for 10 years.

At a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere today, Fabunmi said he was attacked by the mob, during which the rifle containing 60 bullets went off. But he denied shooting the deceased or anyone else.

The court agreed with the defendant that there was indeed a mob at the scene of the incident, but concluded that his testimonies on whether or how an attempt was made to snatch his AK47 rifle and who fired the weapon were conflicting.

Justice Olabisi Akinlade sentenced the trigger happy DPO to 10 years in prison for manslaughter.