Lagos Police PRO reacts to report of lawyer shot and killed by police officer on Christmas day in Lagos
Spokesperson of the Lagos state police command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin has reacted to the report of a lawyer who was shot and killed by a police officer in the Ajah area of the state on Christmas day, December 25.
According to reports, the lawyer identified as Raheem, her sister, and four children were coming from an eatery in their car around 11am when the officer tried to stop them. Eyewitnesses say the deceased was trying to make a U-turn under the Ajah Bridge when the officer shot at her vehicle. The bullet was said to have hit the victim who was immediately rushed to a hospital where she was confirmed dead.
A tweep raised the alarm on Twitter after the unfortunate incident happened.
Reacting to the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, described it as unfortunate and avoidable, stating that the officer who is an Assistant Supretendient of Police, and two others have been arrested in connection with the incident. See the post below: