Monday September 4 2017 – Popular Socialite Segun Emir Killed By Police At Football Pitch In Oke Baale Osogbo For Questioning Officers Who Slapped Him
The capital city of Osun state, Osogbo was yesterday thrown into pandemonium as some people attempted to set the Oja-Oba Divisional Police Headquarter ablaze over the killing of one socialite Segun Emir.
The protesters said a policeman shot Segun on his chest over an argument at Gbeja area. The deceased was said to have been taken to a nearby private hospital but he was rejected.
He was later rushed to Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, (LAUTECH) but he gave up the ghost on the way and confirmed dead. His remains were deposited at mortuary.
His death triggered a riot as his friends attempted to set the Oja-Oba police station ablaze but policemen prevented them. The rioters blocked roads and prevented vehicular movement for hours.
The Police Public Relation Officer in the State, Folasade Odoro said the Commissioner of Police in the state; Mr Fimihan Adeoye has ordered a full scale investigation into the matter.