The Lagos State Police Command has reacted after an officer killed two persons at a birthday party held at La Silver bar on Ipaja road, in Egbeda.
WITHIN NIGERIA had reported that two person were allegedly shot dead by a trigger-happy police officer at the venue of a birthday party organized at a bar in Lagos State.
“Findings equally revealed that the off-duty officer is a friend of the celebrant (name also withheld) and was not at the party in any official capacity.”
Hundeyin said that the command expected the suspect to turn himself in for investigation.
He said, “The policeman has not been arrested because he ran away. He has been identified. He is one of us at the state command headquarters.
“We are doing everything possible to bring him for investigation. We expect him to turn himself in. The command has reached out to the families of the deceased. Two persons were killed and some persons injured.
The spokesman had earlier in a statement said that on April 24 at about 9.00 pm, a shooting incident occurred at La Silver Bar, Egbeda, which resulted in the death of two people.
According to him, upon receipt of the information, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, ordered an immediate full-scale investigation into the circumstances surrounding the unfortunate incident.
“Efforts are currently being intensified to apprehend the fleeing birthday celebrant while the officer involved is expected to turn himself in anytime soon,” he added.
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