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The Police Command in Lagos State has confirmed the killing of a policeman by some unknown gunmen on Wednesday in Coker Aguda area of Lagos.
The spokesman for the command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos that the Inspector was inside a tricycle when he was shot.
The spokesman, however, said that the Lagos command had commenced investigation to track and arrest the unknown gunmen who killed the policeman who was an inspector.
Hundeyin said that the tricycle driver was arrested for questioning after the incident, but released with an instruction to appear again on Thursday to assist with the investigation.
The image maker said that the inspector was posted to a bank, but that the incident didn’t happen at his duty post.
“He had left and was going somewhere inside a tricycle. He actually hired the tricycle and was the only passenger.
“He was attacked, shot and his service pistol taken away. It happened in the afternoon around 3.00 p.m., he died in the night,” the spokesman said.
The Lagos police spokesman said that the identity of the deceased policeman shot by the unknown gunmen would only be revealed after contacting his family members. (NAN)
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