PSC Approves Suspension Of ASP Drambi Vandi Over Death Of Female Lawyer
The Police Service Commission has approved the suspension of ASP Drambi Vandi, AP/no 134901, who allegedly shot and killed a female lawyer, Bolanle Raheem, on Christmas day in the Ajah area of Lagos State with immediate effect.
According to a press release on Thursday, 29th December 2022 signed by the PSC Head of Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, said that the Commission also directed that the final investigation into the matter is concluded to enable the Commission to take further necessary action.
The Commission in a letter to the Inspector General of Police signed by the acting Chairman Justice Clara Bata Ogunbiyi JSC rtd CFR stated that the Commission has carefully examined the facts of the case, observations and recommendations concerning allegations against the officer and approved the suspension of the officer from duty with immediate effect.
The letter titled “Re-Request of Suspension from Duty: AP/ NO 134901 ASP DRAMBI Vandi” with reference No. AP 134901/fs/FHQ/ABJ/9 was dated 28th December 2022.
The commission had earlier condemned the unprovoked killing of the lawyer and had demanded a thorough investigation into the matter.
The Commission also called for proper training of Police personnel on weapon management.