Slain Lagos lawyer: IGP recommends suspension of “killer” officer

Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, on Wednesday, recommended the suspension of Drambi Vandi, the officer arrested over the killing of Bolanle Raheem.

The officer allegedly shot dead Raheem, a lawyer, also said to be pregnant with twins at the time of her death, on Sunday.

Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a statement on Wednesday, said the officer’s suspension was in line with internal disciplinary measures of the Police Force.

The statement read, “The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, NEAPS, fdc, CFR, has recommended the immediate suspension of Assistant Superintendent of Police Drambi Vandi, the officer attached to the Ajah Divisional Headquarters of the Lagos State Police Command, responsible for the shooting and killing of Barrister Omobolanle Raheem while waiting for the detailed report on the incident.

“The IGP noted that the recommendation for the suspension of the officer is in line with the internal disciplinary processes of the Force.”

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