IGP receives strong message over alleged killing of musician in their custody

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The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has been urged to probe the alleged extra-judicial killing of an upcoming artiste, Chinedu Obi, at Sango Police Station in Ogun State.

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A statement on behalf of Obi’s family by rights group, Conference for the Actualisation of Human Rights (CAHR), gave the police a seven-day ultimatum to start investigating the matter.

The statement signed by the group’s national coordinator and secretary, Omemiroro Ogedegbe Esq. and Comrade Ozobo Austin, respectively, said: “The deceased had traveled to Otta on July 19 in a bid to advance his music career.

“Obi died following a confrontation with policemen at the station.

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“Until his death, Chinedu Obi, from Utagba Ogbe, Ndokwa West council area of Delta State, was a final year student of the Department of Physics, University of Port Harcourt, Choba in Rivers State.