Gunmen Kill Police Officer Guarding Bank

Gunmen Kill Police Officer Guarding Bank

Gunmen Kill Police Officer Guarding Bank

Gunmen Kill Police Officer Guarding Bank

On Wednesday, August 24, assailants shot and killed a police officer working for a new generation bank near the Cassette bus stop in Surulere, Lagos State.

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After a police officer was shot in the neck at close range while exiting a bank on Enitan Street, nearby businesses were forced to close early.

He transferred from Randle General Hospital to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, where it was determined that he had passed away.

Though the motive of the attack is yet to be uncovered, Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin who confirmed the incident, said efforts have been intensified to arrest the fleeing suspects.

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Hundeyin said;

“He was guarding a bank but the incident didn’t happen at the bank; 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 3pm. He later died in the night. Nobody has been arrested but efforts are on to that end.”

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