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Man killed by police in Osun.

There was tension in Oke-Baale area of Osogbo, the Osun State capital, after a policeman allegedly shot dead a man identified as Segun Emir at Gbeja football pitch.

Daily Sun gathered that the victim was allegedly shot in the chest when he and other people around questioned the police officers after one of them (the officers) allegedly slapped him (the deceased) over an argument.

An eyewitness said the deceased was rushed to a private hospital near the scene of the incident but was rejected due to the high degrees of the injuries sustained.

He was immediately rushed to Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital (LAUTECH), Osogbo, where he later died.

The news of his demise sparked protests by the youths of the area. The Police Public Relations Officer, Folasade Odoro, said the Commissioner Mr Fimihan Adeoye had ordered an investigation into the matter.

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