On Thursday night, October 8, a video showing a lady who was allegedly shot in the mouth by a mobile police officer at Salvation bus stop at Opebi, Lagos State, went viral. Read the initial story here.
The spokesperson of the Lagos state police command, Muyiwa Adejobi who has now confirmed the incident, told LIB that the said police officer is not of the state police command but works in Lagos. He said the officer is the boyfriend of the victim and that preliminary investigations suggest that the officer fired a shot at her while they had a disagreement.
Adejobi added that the police have visited the hospital where the lady was rushed to and will give more information when she is stable and has been interrogated. He said efforts are being made to apprehend the erring officer.
See video from the scene of the incident after the lady was shot below.
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Graphic: Lady allegedly shot in the mouth by a mobile police officer in Lagos state today October 8. According to Twitter user abba_kamselem, the incident happened at Salvation busstop, Opebi in Lagos. Spokesperson of the state police command, Muyiwa Adejobi, couldn’t immediately confirm the incident. He promised to revert as soon as possible