A yet-to-be-identified motorcyclist was allegedly shot useless by a policeman within the Ile-Epo space alongside the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, Lagos State, on Monday.
PUNCH Metro gathered that the motorcyclist was arrested for an offence and the policemen have been alleged to have requested him to half with an undisclosed quantity to safe his freedom.
The request was, nevertheless, mentioned to have aggravated the motorcyclist, who began arguing with the policemen and within the course of, one among them allegedly shot him.
As of the time of submitting this report, it couldn’t be ascertained if the motorcyclist was alive or useless. Nonetheless, his colleagues turned aggravated concerning the incident and began terrorising the world and tried to set the police station ablaze.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi, mentioned makes an attempt to burn down the station have been resisted, including that 12 suspects have been arrested.
He said, “The Lagos State Police Command has tactically repelled some hoodlums, who tried to set ablaze the Oke-Odo Division of the command on Monday, Might 24, 2021, and 12 of them have been arrested. The command needs to state clearly that no life was misplaced and the police station was by no means burnt.”
In one other growth, efforts by hoodlums to additionally set the Elemoro Police Division ablaze have been thwarted on Monday.
Reacting to the incident, Adejobi mentioned the try by the hoodlums was in reference to a case of deadly accident recorded within the space on Monday, including that normalcy had been restored within the space.
He mentioned, “Equally, the command has restored normalcy within the Elemoro Police Division, the place one other set of hoodlums tried to set ablaze the newly-built police station, which accommodates the Space ‘J’ Command, Ajah, and the Elemoro Division of the command, in reference to a case of deadly accident recorded within the space on Monday, Might 24, 2021.
“The state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has deployed sufficient personnel within the areas. He has additionally ordered that the incidents at Oke-Odo and Elemoro be completely investigated. The main points of the incidents can be revealed as quickly as doable.
“The CP, subsequently, appealed to members of most of the people to stay calm and go about their lawful companies as all palms are on the deck
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