Nigerian Policeman Stabs 9 People at a Night Club in Ondo State
A police sergeant, Taiwo Orisadare, has been accused of stabbing at least nine people during a confrontation at a nightclub in Akure, Ondo State on Friday, September 13, 2019.
The policeman, attached to the Area Commander’s office, Akure, allegedly stabbed the victims at a popular club in Alagbaka GRA during a brawl on Friday, Punch reports.
According to an eyewitnesses, the policeman, who was reportedly drunk, started harassing the victims who had come to relax at the club. Trouble started when the policeman began pestering and harassing one of the victims. According to reports, it was so clear that he (Orisadare) was so drunk and was already becoming something else at the club.
“He won’t just listen to those trying to tell him to take things easy. It got to a point that things went awry as he started attacking everyone he could lay his hands on. In total, he stabbed nine people before he could be overpowered,” the source said.
The spokesperson of the Ondo State Police Command, Femi Joseph, said investigations has commenced into the brawl and that the officer, also injured, will be punished if found guilty.
“All those involved in the brawl are already in hospital receiving treatment.
“But if at the end of the day we find our man culpable, we will deal with him, because we don’t tolerate indiscipline in this command,” he told The Punch.