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Upcoming artist shot by police in Lagos

16 December 2014, 20:17

Lagos - An upcoming artiste named Olasore Oluwafemi was shot by a policeman in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State while on his way to a popular musical event, Headies Awards, Punch reports.

the victim had an arrangement with his friend, Opeyemi Efunwole, to meet at a filing station in the Agric area of the state and had planned to move from there to Headies Award, in Efunwole’s private car before the incident.

Also read: Police shoot protesting LASU students

Oluwafemi said he was in a commercial cab heading to the filling station when a police team in a commercial bus stopped the driver.

He said he learnt that the police at that spot usually collects N2 000 from cab drivers, so the driver aware of this tried to reverse but shot at. The bullet pierced through the cab and hit his leg.

Read more at Punch

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