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Policeman Reportedly Shot Female Lagos-based Lawyer Dead on Christmas Day


Policeman Reportedly Shot Female Lagos-based Lawyer Dead on Christmas Day

A Lagos based lawyer, Mrs. Omobolanle Raheem, has been reportedly shot dead by an operative of Lagos State Police Command at the Ajiwe area of Ajah, on Christmas Day.

Mrs. Omobolanle Raheem is a member of the Lagos Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

She was shot at close range by the yet to be identified Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP).

According to The Nation the family was on its way back from church when the incident happened under the Ajah bridge and near the police station.

The alleged killer cop and two other members of his team have been arrested.

It was learnt that the policemen were allegedly extorting motorists on the highway and had asked Raheem’s husband, who was driving to park their vehicle.

According to the deceased’s junior colleague, her husband slowed down and was waiting for the car Infront of them to move so he could park properly.

“My boss Barr Omobolanle Raheem was shot dead by a police officer on her way back from Christmas service at Ajah under bridge.

“Her family just called me now, that they need a lawyer to stand in for them before the police changes the narrative.

Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Yaba, for further action.

“Unfortunate and avoidable incident that was. The ASP that shot and two others with him have since been taken into custody.

“They are to be moved to the SCID for further investigation,” he said.

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