Two security guards, Michael Adelayo and Ganiyu Saka, have been arrested by the police in Ogun State for shooting a man in his right eye. His offence, according to sources, was that he opened the community gate himself when the guards were not available to open for him…..CONTINUE READING....CONTINUE READING
The incident happened last Saturday at Sango/Ota, Ado- Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the State.
The victim, Ramon Rasaq, lost his sight as seven pellets were later removed from the eye by a traditional healer.
Police spokesperson in Ogun, Omolola Odutola, described the case as an attempted murder.
Odutola said one Abiodun Fatai had told the police in Sango that his younger brother was involved in a heated altercation with the security because the victim “opened the gate himself as the two security men, Michael Adelayo and Ganiyu Saka, were not on guard at their security post at the time he got to the gate.
The action of the Rasaq, making his way into the street, was said to have angered the said security guards.
“This led to a quarrel, and during the escalating scuffle, one of the security men, Ganiyu Saka shot Ramon Rasaq in his eyes,” Odutola said in a statement on Tuesday.
CSP Saleh Dahiru, the Divisional Police Officer of Sango Ota, had provided the necessary medical forms for Ramon to be transferred to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH).
“At the hospital, he received immediate medical attention to stabilize his condition. Although he unfortunately lost his right eye, the doctor on duty assured that Ramon is currently responding positively to treatment,” the statement said…..CONTINUE READING