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Police arrests officer who shot and killed lawyer on Christmas day in Lagos

The police in Lagos state have arrested an officer who allegedly shot and killed a Lawyer in the Ajah area of the state on Christmas day, December 25.

According to reports, late Raheem, her sister, and four children were coming from an eatery in their car around 11am when the officer tried to stop them. Eyewitnesses say the deceased was trying to make a U-turn under the Ajah Bridge when the officer shot at her vehicle. The bullet was said to have hit the victim who was immediately rushed to a hospital where she was confirmed dead.

A Twitter user raised the alarm on Twitter after the unfortunate incident happened.

Reacting to the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, described the incident as unfortunate and avoidable and stated that the officer who is an Assistant Supretendient of Police and two others have been arrested in connection with the incident.

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