Erring Police officer who shot a young lady on her home, has been arrested and would be charged to court — Lagos Polic

September 13, 2021
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A young lady named Monsura was recently hot dead at her home and her family members are crying for justice.

Her sister took to social media to share photos of Monsura after she was shot. She also shared photos of the scene where her sister was shot, with so much blood on the floor.

“Please help me get justice,” the sister wrote, adding, “The police shot her in our compound yesterday.”

In response, the Police have revealed that the erring officer who fired the shot has been arrested and will be charged to court.

The Lagos monitoring team wrote on Facebook ;

SHOOTING INCIDENT AT IJESHATEDO: ERRING POLICE OFFICER ARRESTED, DETAINED
It has come to the knowledge of the Lagos State Police Command that one Monsurat Ojuade (female) aged 18, was hit by a stray bullet at about 0100hrs of 11th September, 2021 when a team of detectives from the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti went on investigation activities to effect arrest of a robbery suspect in Ijeshatedo area of the State.
Concerted efforts were made to save the life of the injured victim. She was immediately taken to the hospital for urgent medical attention but later died on the way to the hospital.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, regrets this unfortunate but avoidable incident and sincerely commiserates with the bereaved family in whose pain he shares in this moment of grief.
This is therefore to inform the bereaved family, sympathizers and the general public that the erring Police officer who pulled the trigger has been identified and is currently being detained.
The Commissioner of Police has directed that the said police officer should be tried and charged to court immediately after being dismissed from the Force. This, it is believed, will serve as deterrent to others who do not act professionally in the course of their duties.
This singular sad incident notwithstanding, the Lagos State Police Command SHALL continue to strive vigorously and conscientiously to protect the lives and property of the citizens in the State.
SIGNED:
CSP ADEKUNLE AJISEBUTU (ANIPR),
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
LAGOS STATE COMMAND.

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