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SARS officers responsible for shooting of couple arrested(photos)

Amadin Ogbewe

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The SARS officers responsible for the shooting of a couple which left the girl dead and the boyfriend in critical condition have been arrested and paraded. 

The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu, 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 had occurred on Saturday morning when the couple were returning from a nightclub outing. Ada was confirmed dead on arrival at the hospital while Emmanuel still fights for his life at the moment.

Members of the team suspected to be involved in the shooting were from Trinity Police Station and are currently facing internal disciplinary proceedings at the Command Headquarters Ikeja. 

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.

Their weapons have been seized for ballistic analysis and if the results are not right, the officers will be prosecuted in conventional court of murder.

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.

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