Aggrieved troopers beat a policeman to loss of life in an assault which occurred alongside the Mile 2-Badagry freeway in Lagos Dispute on Wednesday.
The deceased policeman was as soon as an Inspector associated to Ojo Division of the Lagos Dispute Police Insist.
The officer and his colleagues had been attacked by troopers whereas controlling site visitors on the ever-busy freeway.
It was as soon as learnt that the troopers who had been coming abet from a course received infuriated when their line was as soon as stopped to allow different street customers simple passage.
An glimpse scrutinize, Sule Abiodun, mentioned that the troopers jumped down from their vehicle, grabbed the policemen and hauled them into their vehicle earlier than zooming off.
“We later heard that they took them to their barracks the place the policemen had been utterly overwhelmed,” he mentioned
Yet one more scrutinize alleged that the troopers tried to dump the physique of the deceased in a close-by drainage, nonetheless for the effectively timed intervention of the militia authorities accountable of the barracks.
“The 2nd policeman is soundless being hospitalized whereas the physique of the deceased has been deposited on the morgue” the scrutinize who recognized himself as John Okereke, mentioned.
Nonetheless, every the Police Authorities and the 81 Division of the Nigerian Military bear described the incident as moderately downhearted and avoidable.
Lagos Dispute Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, tweeted concerning the incident on his cope with.
He mentioned a militia delegation led by Brigadier Conventional KN NAWOKO, ML Abubakar and IE Akpaumontia, paid a condolence go to to the Commissioner of Police, Lagos Dispute Police Insist, Abiodun Alabi, on Friday morning over the downhearted incident.
Moreover reacting to the incident, the Assistant Director, Public Relations of the 81 Division of the Nigerian Military, Olaniyi Osoba mentioned the Authority accountable of the Division was as soon as already in touch with the hierarchy of the police within the allege to uncover to the underside of the matter.
“This incident is extraordinarily regrettable given the Division’s disposition and nil tolerance for any misconduct. Accordingly, the Division has instituted a Board of Inquiry to resolve the circumstance surrounding the downhearted incident On the discontinuance of the investigation, somebody came across culpable might be made to face the stout wrath of the disciplinary provisions.. This capacity that, the Division needs to commiserate with the Ojo Police Division and members of the family of the sufferer” he mentioned in a remark.