Police deny killing Lagos Resident intentionally


The Lagos State police have told the public that the death of a middle-aged man simply identified as Francis had a stray bullet fired when their men ran into an ambush in the Ilupeju area of the state.

Men identified as members of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) reportedly killed Francis on Monday morning.

An eye witness said that the deceased was killed while going about his daily cleaning job on Ajisegiri street in Ilupeju, Odiolowo Ojuwoye local council development area.

But reacting in a statement, Bala Elkana, spokesman of the command, said “a notorious gang leader” was leading security operatives to where arms were kept when they (policemen) were ambushed.


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