An official of the Oyo State Security Network Agency, Operation Amotekun, has reportedly shot and injured a policeman, identified as Fatai Yekini.
Our correspondent gathered that Yekini, a special police constable attached to Ojongbodu Police Station, was shot by the Amotekun officer, Ibrahim Ogundele, at the Sanga area in Oyo town on Saturday..
The Amotekun officer was said to have opened fire on the policeman when the police team from Ojongbodu arrived at the scene of a New Year carnival to drive those gathered there away.
The incident was said to have happened around 3pm on Saturday.
It was gathered that the Amotekun official was arrested and had been put in police custody while the injured cop was said to be receiving treatment in hospital.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the incident.
He said, “This happened when policemen 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.
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