Police officer shoots and kills man.13 Dec 2018, by CS Database in
Incidents & Issues
A police officer shot and killed Latifa Boukari following a complaint filed by an individual to whom Boukari allegedly owed CFA francs 30,000 ($51). Police stated that Boukari was resisting arrest when the officer shot him.
Details of Occurrence
|Country of Occurrence||Benin Republic|
|Date of Occurrence||05 Apr 2016|
|Security Agents Involved||The Police|
|Legal Foundations||Article 15|
|Rights Implicated||Right to Life|
In reaction to the killing, local residents burned alive the individual who filed the complaint with police. The police officer who killed Boukari reportedly fled Bassila following the killing.