Police Officer Who Shot Man on Fuel Queue Has Been Found

Police Officer Who Shot Man on Fuel Queue Has Been Found

  • The Lagos state police command said it has identified the police officers who shot a young man referred to as Toheeb Eniafe at a fuel station
  • Eniafe was said to have joined others to resist the security operatives from jumping the queue at a petrol station
  • He was eventually shot dead at the filling station belonging to the NNPP Limited in the Obalende area of Ikoyi Lagos state

The police in Lagos have said that the officer who shot a young man identified as Toheeb Eniafe, who was in a queue at a petrol station on Wednesday, May 1, has been identified.

The Lagos state police command disclosed this in a statement signed by SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the command spokesperson, on Thursday, May 2.

Police have disclosed that the officer who shot a young man at a filling station has been identified.
Police identify officer who shot young man in Obalende Photo Credit: Nigeria Police Force
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Hundeyin said:

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“The person behind the shooting has been identified as a police officer serving at Special Protection Unit (SPU) Base 17, Lion Building, Lagos.
“Investigation is still ongoing and further findings will be made available."

Hundeyin further disclosed that the command was working with the deceased family to prevent any miscarriage of justice in the case.

How police killed young man in Lagos

Eniafe was reportedly shot on Wednesday while in a queue at a petrol station that belonged to the Nigerian Petroleum Company Limited in the Obalende area in Ikoyi Lagos state.

It was learnt that Eniafe was shot dead during a resistance move by him and some others against the security agents who were allegedly trying to join the queue.

The incident happened amid fuel scarcity in the country, and many Nigerians have been in queues at petrol stations nationwide.

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Several petrol stations in the country have increased their prices to between N700 and N1000 for the commodity which earlier cost between N500-N600.

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Gunshots as hoodlums clash in Lagos

Legit.ng earlier reported that several people have reportedly been injured in a clash between some youths and hoodlums at the Ile-Epo in Alimosho LGA of Lagos state for an undisclosed matter.

In a viral video, gunshots were heard, and several stores were razed while goods worth millions were destroyed in the process.

Benjamin Hundeyin, the state police spokesperson, said about 50 people had been arrested, and normalcy had been restored in the market.

Source: Legit.ng

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