Lagos - Six policemen have been arrested and detained at the Force Criminal Investigations Department Annex, Alagbon, Ikoyi, Lagos State, for the killing of a 33-year-old, Emmanuel Orimisan, in the Ilaje-Ajah area of the state, Punch reports.
The officers were attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the State Department of Criminal Investigation, Yaba.
They were said to have been rounded up on Wednesday, September 30, after investigations showed that they were culpable in the killing.
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The officers, who trailed some suspected robbers to their alleged hideout in Ilaje community in the Ilaje-Ajah area, caused confusion when they shot Orimisan dead.
It had been reported that the deceased, said to be an apprentice, was sleeping inside one of the buildings in the community and had come out when he heard sporadic gunshots. The bullets hit him and he reportedly died instantly.
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