NSCDC personnel may be arraigned in court for killing SHI-MCI FZE staff

In view of the recent extrajudicial killing involved in by the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, personnel, Mr. Innocent Oshemi, he may be arraigned in the court, as the police resolved to charge him for the murder case.

The NSCDC personnel was said to have shot a Korean employee of SHI-MCI FZE at LADOL Free Zone on April 8. According to the Vanguard reports, the NSCDC operative also shot and killed his colleague also guarding the free zone, moments before he shot the Korean employee.

The reports said that the decision to charge the gunman to court was the outcome of a police report, which was issued by a Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of SCIID, Yaba, Yetunde Longe,  dated April 16, 2019.

Moreover, the gunman was detained by guards and employees of SHI-MCI FZE after the shooting before being handed over to the police for investigation. The Vanguard reports said that the police investigation has found out that the gunman, Innocent Oshemi, shot and killed the Korean SHI-MCI employee with his official G5 rifle.

The reports confirmed that the victim died as a result of injuries received from the gunshot, including ‘penetrating missile injury to the body.’ He will, therefore, be charged for murder and the case file will be forwarded to the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions,

The reports said that Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria, SHIN, had at a press conference in Lagos called for  justice for the family of the victim in this case. It said that the briefing was attended by the family of the Korean victim, Mr Jejin Jeon.

According to the Managing Director of SHIN; “SHIN would ensure that LADOL and NSCDC are held accountable for any organisational and management failures that allowed the gunman to carry out this terrible crime in the LADOL Free Zone.”

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Uche Godspower

Uche Godspower is a journalist and a news writer at He loves to share trending information in Nigeria.

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