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Policeman arraigned after mistakenly shooting man

10 February 2016, 20:47

Lagos - A 45-year-old policeman has been arraigned after he allegedly shot dead an innocent man during a heated argument in Lagos, Punch reported.

Police sergeant, Ologunowa Ojo, had been guarding a company that sells motorcycles in the Shapati area of Lagos.

The victim was sitting on the fence of the company, which led to the two men having an argument.

Also read: Heavy shooting at Bariga

Ojo shot the man in his buttocks and was quickly rushed to hospital. The man was confirmed dead after he's arrival in hospital.

The policeman was later arrested and expressed he had no intentions of killing the man as he was on duty and just trying to do his job.

He has been arraigned for one count of murder and will remain in prison until March.

For more on this story visit Punch


- News24


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