Armed Men kill Police Inspector inside Tricycle in Lagos

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By Reporter 

The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the killing, by gunmen, of an Inspector inside a commercial tricycle.

The Command’s spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday.

He said that the deceased, attached to Mobile Police Squadron 20, Ikeja, was shot on Wednesday August 24, 2022 at Coker, Aguda in Surulere, Lagos State.

The spokesman said that the identity of the deceased would only be revealed after contacting his family members.

The spokesman said that the command was making efforts to arrest those behind the killing.

Hundeyin said that the tricycle driver was taken to a police station for questioning after the incident.

He was later released to appear again on Thursday to assist in investigation.

The image maker said that the Inspector was guarding a bank, but the incident didn’t happen at his duty post.

He said: “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 died in the night.”

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