LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the death of an Inspector in Coker Aguda area of the State.
The spokesman for the command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, told newsmen on Thursday in Lagos that the Inspector was inside a tricycle when he was shot by unidentified gunmen.
The spokesman, however, said that the command had commenced investigation 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 image maker said that the inspector was posted to a bank, but that the incident didn’t happen 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.
He said that the identity of the deceased would only be revealed after contacting his family members.