Outrage as reckless policemen kill girl in Lagos


Two weeks after the extra-judicial killing of 36-year-old Kolade Johnson in Mangoro , Lagos by a reckless policeman, Olalekan Ogunyemi, another set of cops has shot a youth, Ada Ifeanyi, dead in Ajegunle area of the state.

Popular rapper, Rugged man, alleged on his Twitter handle that the policemen shot 20-year-old Ada and her boyfriend, Emmanuel Akomafuwa, on Saturday morning.

Policemen attached toTtinity Police Station, Ajegunle are said tobe responsible for the latest shooting.

Already, Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Zubairu Muazu, has ordered the arrest of the team this carried out the shooting.

So far, five policemen have been arrest while their team leader, Inspector Dania Ojo, has been declared wanted.

Spokesman for the state command, Bala Elkanah, said in a statement that they are currently facing internal disciplinary measures and would be dismissed and charged with murder if found culpable.

“The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, Zubairu Muazu, has ordered the immediate arrest and detention of Police officers suspected to be involved in the shooting of Ada Ifeanyi, 20, of No. 4B, Amusa Lane, Off Ojo Road Ajegunle; and Emmanuel Akomafuwa, 32, of No. 52, Babatunde Street, Olodi Apapa, at Akpiri Street, Olodi Apapa.

“The incident happened on Saturday, April 13, 2019 around 7am.

“The victims were rushed to the hospital and Ada Ifeanyi was confirmed dead, while Emmanuel Akomafuwa is currently on admission, receiving treatment from the injury he sustained as a result of the shooting.

“Members of the team suspected to be involved in the shooting are from Trinity Police Station and are currently facing internal disciplinary proceedings at the Command’s Headquarters, Ikeja.


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