Lagos - Officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have been accused of killing a bricklayer, Femi Aremu in Lagos State, Punch reports.
Aremu was allegedly killed by a stray bullet from guns of the NDLEA officers on Tuesday while trying to arrest one Anuwa Bello, who was said to be a suspected cannabis dealer in the area.
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The NDLEA men numbering over 30 were said to have fired some shots into the air to scare the mob after some hoodlums prevented them from taking the suspect away.
The spokesperson for the NDLEA, Mitchell Ofoyeju, denied the killing, but said that the agency would investigate the allegation.
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