Apapa SARS Killing: Officers Paraded, Police Issue Statement


Apapa SARS Killing: Officers Paraded, Police Issue Statement

The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu, has ordered the immediate arrest and detention of Police Officers who opened fire on Ada Ifeanyi, 20, and her boyfriend, Emmanuel Akomafuwa, 32, at Akpiri Street, Olodi Apapa.

The incident happened on 13th April, 2019 at about 7.00am while the duo were returning from a nightclub. The victims were rushed to hospital and Ada was confirmed dead while Emmanuel is currently battling for his life.

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 Headquarters Ikeja.

Their Rifles have been retrieved for forensic analysis by Ballisticians. If found wanting, they will be prosecuted in conventional Court for Murder.

The Policemen arrested are (1) Inspector Adamu Usman (2) Sergeant Adeyeye Adeoye (3) Sergeant Kashim Tijani (4) Sergeant Lucky Akigbe and (5) Sergeant Paul Adeoye, while Inspector Dania Ojo who escaped immediately after the shooting incident is declared wanted by the Command.

Lagos State Police Command condemned, in total, these senseless killings of unarmed civilians by few ‘bad eggs ‘ in the Command, who are bent towards denting the image and reputation of the Nation’s Police Force.