Police Sergeant, Idoko Sunday, was Sunday night shot dead by some political thugs who attempted to snatch election results that were being conveyed to Ilaro, in Ogun State.
The Late Sergeant Sunday, attached to the Police Special Protection Unit, SPU was escorting officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission , INEC from Ipokia to Ilaro, when they were ambushed. The armed thugs opened fire on the vehicle conveying the team, in an apparent attempt to hijack the vehicle conveying election results. Though Sergeant Sunday and another Police escort, as gathered, attempted to prevent the move by engaging them in a gun battle, Sunday was shot in the chest and ribcage. A number of Adhoc staffs and Police officers were injured in the stand off
The commissioner of Police in the state has instructed the Deputy police commissioner to take up the investigation of the case.