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IGP disbands zonal SARS in Ogun over death of Remo Stars’ player


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The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Muhammed Adamu, on Tuesday, announced the disbandment of the Zonal Intervention Squad, Obada-Oko, in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

The disbandment followed the death of a player of Remo Stars Football Club, Tiyamiyu Kazeem, allegedly caused by operatives of ZIS SARS, Obada-Oko, Abeokuta.

The Punch reports that the Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of Criminal Investigations Department Force Headquarters, Peter Ogunyonwo, made the announcement on behalf of the IGP when he accompanied the Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, on a condolence visit to the parents of the deceased in Sagamu.

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Ogunyonwo added that the ZIS office would be handed over to the Ogun State Police Command following the disbandment.

Kazeem popularly known as Kaka was killed by a hit-and-run vehicle after he was allegedly thrown out of a moving operational vehicle of SARS on the Abeokuta-Sagamu Expressway on Saturday.

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Kazeem was until his death, the vice-captain of the Remo Stars Football Club.

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His death sparked a protest in Sagamu on Monday with some protesters reported feared dead.


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