Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Four drunken policemen kill fun seekers

Commissioner of Police Lagos State Command-Mr. Umaru Manko.
Two people were reportedly killed at a nightclub known as Monalido in Apapa, Lagos, on Friday after four allegedly drunk and armed policemen in the club opened fire for unknown reasons.
According to club’s workers, the police team made up of two corporals and two inspectors had escorted an unidentified rich man to the nightclub and were reportedly shooting sporadically in the air on the premises.
Some of the fun seekers ran for cover but unfortunately, bullets hit two of them who died instantly
It was learnt that two members of the police team, who were attached to the State Special Anti-Robbery Squad, had been arrested by the officer in charge of SARS, Mr. Abba Kyari, and handed over to the Apapa Police Division under whose jurisdiction the crime occurred.
When contacted on telephone, the spokesperson for the state police command, Mr. Joseph Jaiyeoba, said the two policemen were being interrogated and if found culpable, they would be charged to court for homicide.
Culled from the Punch

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