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Policeman dies after beating by DSS operatives in Osogbo

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A police Corporal, Fawale Rauf, said to have been beaten by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, is dead.

Rauf, who until his death served with Dada Estate, Osogbo Police Post, was said to have been invited to a bar by the DSS operatives somewhere in town, where he was reportedly beaten to a state of coma and left unattended to.

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Sources say the policeman was later rushed to Osun State Teaching Hospital, Osogbo for medical attention where he gave up the ghost on Sunday.

According to an eyewitness, Rauf was beaten by the DSS operatives with objects like rods and sticks.

When contacted, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Mrs Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the death of the officer, but declined to provide further details.

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