An operative of the Oyo State security outfit, popularly known as Amotekun, has shot a policeman, Fatai Yekini, in Oyo town.
The Amotekun operative, Ibrahim Ogundele, allegedly opened fire on one of the policemen immediately they arrived at a carnival to dislodge those in attendance.
The incident was said to have happened around 3 pm on Saturday around Sanga area of Oyo town.
It was gathered that the operative was promptly arrested and has been put in police custody while the injured cop is said to be receiving treatment in hospital.
State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the incident.
The PPRO said, “This happened when police personnel at Ojongbodu Division, Oyo were responding to calls to dislodge recalcitrant youths staging carnival after several warnings that such should not be staged.
“The Amotekun personnel has since been arrested and currently being investigated at Ojongbodu Police station.”