Thursday, March 23

Tragedy As Policeman Shoots Dead Female Lawyer On Christmas Day In Lagos

A female lawyer, Bolanle Raheem, was shot and Killed by a policeman under questionable circumstances in the Ajah Area of Lagos State on Sunday, 25th December, 2022.

It was gathered that the lawyer, her sister and 4-children were coming from an eatery in their car around 11am when the police operatives tried to stop them, and shot at the driver who did not stop.

The officer who was in the company of a team of police operatives was said to have fled the scene after shooting the woman just as she was trying to make a U-turn under Ajah Bridge.

The woman was taken to the hospital but was later confirmed dead.

Confirming the incident, the Lagos State Police Public Retions Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin described it as an unfortunate and avoidable incident.

He added that the affected officer has been arrested and is in custody while investigations go on..

He wrote: “Unfortunate and avoidable incident that was. The ASP that shot and two others with him have since been taken into custody.They are to be moved to the SCID for further investigation.

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