Lagos police command unveils cop who shot two dead at party


.Lagos CP, Abiodun Alabi


Lagos State Police Command has on Wednesday unveiled the identity of the cop who allegedly shot dead two guests at a birthday party held at a bar in Egbeda, Lagos.

The sad incident occurred on Sunday April 24, 2022 at about 2100hrs, where some others were also injured.

A statement signed by the state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin indicated that the Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, has ordered an immediate full-scale investigation into circumstances surrounding the unfortunate incident.

The statement however read partly, “While investigation is ongoing, findings so far reveal that the shooting was accidental and involved an off-duty police officer, Inspector Mohammed Hussini, serving at the State Headquarters, Ikeja.

“Findings equally reveal that the off-duty officer is a friend of the celebrant, Ifeanyi aka Obama and was not at the party in any official capacity.

“Efforts are currently being intensified to apprehend the fleeing birthday celebrant while the officer involved is expected to turn himself in anytime soon.”

The CP has given firm assurances that everyone found culpable in the sad and avoidable incident will be dealt with in accordance with the provisions of the law.




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