Friday, 29 May 2020

How Two Policemen Allegedly Killed 17-Year-Old Girl @Berger Area, A Lagos Suburb: Olusegun Ariyo

A Settlement in Lagos suburb with a location at Berger Area was said to be the residence of a 17-year-old girl identified as Tina Ezekwe who was allegedly shot dead by two policemen identified as Theophilus Otobo and Oguntoba Olamigoke attached to Berger Police Division.

Urban Express News-online learnt that the other victim whose name is Yakubu Musa was being hit with a stray bullet is said to be recuperating in an undisclosed hospital.
The police in a statement made available to urban express News Online through police public relation officer, Dsp Bala Elkana said on Friday that the victim was rushed to a hospital after the incident
Elkana however, said Tina died two days after her admission, adding that Otobo and Olamigoke had been subjected to internal disciplinary proceedings and would be arraigned in court if found guilty.
He said, “The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered an in-depth investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Tina Ezekwe, 17.
“Two police officers suspected to have carried out the shooting was arrested and subjected to internal disciplinary proceedings. If found culpable, they will be arraigned in court. The policemen are, ASP Theophilus Otobo, and Inspector Oguntoba Olamigoke, attached to the Bariga Police Station.
“The incident happened on May 26, 2020, around 10.45pm. The said police officers fired shots from their pin down point along the Berger area of the Third Mainland Bridge, in circumstances yet to be determined. One Musa Yakubu, 35, was injured at the point and a stray bullet hit Tina.
“The bullet pierced through the upper side of her left laps. She was rushed to hospital by a team of policemen led by the Divisional Police Officer”.

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