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Police inspector killed in Lagos by gunmen

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Lagos State police command, on Wednesday confirmed the killing of an Inspector by gunmen in the Coker Aguda area of Lagos.

SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the spokesman for Lagos State Police Command, said the Inspector was inside a commercial tricycle when he was shot.

He said that the command has launched investigations to track and arrest the gunmen.

Hundeyin said that the tricycle driver was arrested for questioning after the incident, but released with an instruction to appear again on Thursday to assist with the investigation.

The spokesman said the inspector had been posted to a bank, but that the incident hadn’t happened at his duty post.

“He had left and was going somewhere inside a tricycle. He actually hired the tricycle and was the only passenger.

“He was attacked, shot and his service pistol taken away. It happened in the afternoon around 3.00 p.m., he died in the night,” the spokesman said in a statement

The identity of the deceased would only be revealed to the public after informing the family.

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