Footballer’s killing: Inspector General of Police orders Force Criminal Investigations Department to take over investigation

The Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, has ordered that, the Force Criminal Investigations Department (FCID),to take over the investigation in the alleged killing of a footballer, Tiamiyu Kazeem by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, on Saturday.

Penpushing reports that a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba said  the Deputy Inspector General of Police in-charge of the Force Criminal Investigations Department (FCID),  Anthony Ogbizi  would oversee the investigation  with immediate effect

The Inspector General of Police while reviewing daily reports of major crime incidents across the country, instructed the Deputy Inspector General of Police to work towards the circumstances surrounding the death of  Kazeem, popularly called ‘Kaka’.

Penpushing further reports that, the police boss while commiserating with the family and friends of the deceased, called for calm and assures that justice will be done in the matter, reiterating that any person found culpable will be brought to book.

The Remo Stars Football Club (RSFC) Club Media Manager, Oladimeji Oshode it is recalled in a statement  said the  incident occurred  on Saturday) in Sagamu while he(footballer) was being taken away by the police team along Sagamu area with one of his teammates, Sanni Abubakar.

The Club spokesman said, an eyewitness, said that the officials of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) stopped the footballer to label him a Yahoo Boy and they insisted on taking him to the nearby police station.

“The SARS officer stopped Tiyamiyu Kazeem insisting that he was a Yahoo Boy, he brought out his identity (ID) card to identify himself as a player of Remo Stars FC but the officer insisted on taking him to the nearest police station in Sagamu.”

“Tiyamiyu and Sanni obliged, followed the SARS officers, only for them to notice that they were driving towards Sagamu-Abeokuta Expressway, then the guys questioned to know where  the SARS officers were taking them to, but this prompted them to stop the car and push him (Tiyamiyu) out of the car, whereby an unknowing vehicle knocked him down”,Oshode said

Penpushing further reports that, the Media Manager said the victim was immediately rushed to Fakoya Hospital in Sagamu, where it was confirmed dead, adding that, until his death, he was a humble and reliable defender for Remo Stars FC in the ongoing 2019/2020 Nigeria National League (NNL).

The Club described Kaka’s death as irreparable loss, adding that,’this is a great loss to Remo Stars family and the entire football fraternity.May his soul rest in perfect peace and may the Lord help the family to bear the irreparable loss


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