A 20-year-old lady and a young man with her have both been allegedly shot by police officers in Ajegunle area of Lagos, Nigeria.
20-year-old lady reportedly shot dead, man injured by Nigerian Police
According to reports by Legit, the girl identified as Ada Ifeanyi died as a result of the shooting, while the man, Emmanuel Akomafuwa, sustained grievous injuries and doctors are currently battling to save his life.
In a tweet via his verified Twitter handle, Nigerian rapper and actor, Ruggedman @RuggedyBaba, alleged that “ Men of the Nigerian Police Force have killed another innocent Nigerian youth.
They killed a 20yr old girl in Ajegunle while the boy that was with her was also shot and is fighting for his life.
“We demand the death sentence .” The tweet was accompanied by gruesome images of the victims.
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In another tweet by VyralClips, it was alleged that operatives from the Trinity Police Station in Ajegunle were responsible.
According to the report, the commissioner of police has responded swiftly to the incident and made arrests of the officers involved in the shooting.
This is coming a few days after a young man identified as
Kolade Johnson was shot dead by Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) operatives from the Lagos state police command on Sunday, March 31 while he was watching a football match between Liverpool and Tottenham.