The Lagos state police command has confirmed the killing of one in all its officers within the Endsars in Surulere right now Monday, October 12.
A press release launched by the spokesperson of the state police command, Muyiwa Adesope, states that at about 1pm, some armed protesters laid siege on the Anti Kidnapping Unit Workplace of the command, broke into the cell, and liberated two of the kidnap instances suspects, earlier than they have been tactically and professionally repelled.
”Within the course of, Inspr Ekei Joshua with AP No 175493, Inspr Peter Agabi with AP No 251138 and Insp Erinfolami Ayodeji with AP No 229241(now late) connected to the Anti Kidnapping Unit of Lagos State Command, situated at Iyun Highway, Surulere have been shot and critically injured; they’ve been rushed to the Intensive Care Unit of the Lagos State College Instructing Hospital.
As well as, the protesters fired and killed one Ikechukwu Ilohamauzo, 55 years, a driver of 1 Toyota Sienna Bus, with Registration Quantity LSD 296 FX, who received caught within the site visitors brought on by the blockage of the street by the violent protesters, in Surulere right now. It’s petinent to state that the attacked police inspectors and Mr Ikechukwu Ilohamauzu have been hit and injured by pellets fairly fired from pump actions/locally-made weapons. The corpses of the deceased have been deposited in a mortuary for post-mortem. ”the assertion learn
Adesope mentioned the state Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has urged the protesters to be peaceable and keep away from violent assaults on police personnel or another safety brokers. He additionally warned the protesters to not harass harmless Lagosians by picketing them to forcefully be part of the protests; and will keep away from blocking entry routes or roads for different Nigerians who’re as nicely entitled to their basic human rights
The police spokesperson added that the Commissioner additionally appealed to folks and guardians to maintain watch on their kids and monitor their actions to keep away from being mobilized and used for unlawful actions within the state.
He added that 4 suspects have been arrested in reference to the incident. He mentioned the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered the Murder part of the SCID, Yaba, Lagos to hold out an intensive investigation into the incidence for additional police actions.
In the meantime see graphic photographs of the affected officers under