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Gunmen shoot police corporal dead in Lagos

27 March 2016, 11:44

Lagos - The Lagos State Police Command has said one of its men attached to Mopol 23 was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Satellite Town area of the state on Good Friday.

The spokesperson for the command, SP Dolapo Badmos, who confirmed the development gave the name of the deceased simply as Corporal Babatunde.

Also read: Gunmen invade police station in Kanoma district, Zamfara

Badmos said that the anti-riot policeman was shot dead by two gunmen on a motorcycle while walking along the road.

She said contrary to the news making the round, the policeman was not killed by suspected armed robbers during a bank robbery operation.

She said the command is investigating the killing to unravel the motive.

- News 24


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