Juliana Francis

A yet-to-be-named Police Inspector, attached to the Lagos State Police Command has been arrested and detained for shooting a civilian identified as Gafaru Buraimoh, of  Happy Land Estate, Ajah, Lagos.

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Benjamin Hundeyin, while confirming the incident, said that the killer cop has been arrested and detained.

He explained that the incident happened at about 11:30 PM on Tuesday, 6th December 2022.

He added: “The shooting incident involved men of Ajah Division, resulting in the unfortunate death of Gafaru Buraimoh of Happy Land Estate, Ajah. The officer behind the shooting, an Inspector of Police, was immediately disarmed and has been detained, as the full-scale investigation has commenced. The Lagos State Police Command through the Area Commander, Elemoro and Divisional Police Officer, Ajah has since notified and established contact with the family.”

Hundeyin said that while the Command commiserates with the family of the deceased over the avoidable and most unfortunate incident, gives assurances that the already commenced investigation into the immediate and remote circumstances leading to the shooting will be brought to a speedy and conclusive end, while equally ensuring that justice is served.

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