17-Year Old Girl Shot Dead In Lagos

Two policemen, Theophilus Otobo and Oguntoba Olamigoke, have allegedly shot a 17-year-old, Tina Ezekwe, dead around the Berger area of the state.

Another victim, Musa Yakubu, was said to have also been hit by a stray bullet.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, said in a statement on Friday that the victims were rushed to a hospital after the incident.

The PPRO, however, said Tina died two days after her admission, adding that Otobo and Olamigoke had been subjected to internal disciplinary proceedings and would be arraigned in court if found guilty.

He said, “The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered an in-depth investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Tina Ezekwe, 17.

The incident happened on May 26, 2020, around 10.45pm. The said police officers fired shots from their pin down point along the Berger area of the Third Mainland Bridge, in circumstances yet to be determined. One Musa Yakubu, 35, was injured at the point and a stray bullet hit Tina.

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