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Crime & Punishment of Monday, 12 October 2020

Source: Legit

Breaking: Lagos police station under attack, three officers shot

A report by Premium Times indicates that some #EndSARS protesters attacked the Surulere police division area of Lagos state following the killing of a protester in the area by a police officer.

Legit.ng gathered that the ongoing pandemonium in the area has left many injured and some police officers shot.

The online medium noted that the spokesperson of the Lagos police command, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said that three officers where shot and are at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

Adejobi was quoted to have said:

“Yes, they attacked our Anti-kidnapping unit at Iyun road, three of our officers were shot, they are at the ICU (Intensive Care Unit)."It was reported that there were shooting incidents or violent arrest of protesters in other parts of the state, including Barracks and Ojuelegba.

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo have both pledged comprehensive police reform with Buhari, saying the disbandment of SARS is just a first step in such reform.

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