How Irate okada riders killed Lagos Police Officer, disappeared with gun 




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Abuja – A Police officer lost to okada (commercial motorcycle) riders as a combined team of Lagos Transport Management Authority (LASTMA) officers and armed policemen this Thursday after, September 23, 2021, embarked on the seizure of commercial at Ajao Estate Junction Bus-Stop, Murtala Muhammed International Airport Road.

According to those who witnessed the incident, the LASTMA officers had seized about ten from the riders who are mostly from the northern part of the country.

An eye witness told News Express: “After they had seized the and put them in their mini trucks, the okada riders wanted to resist and in the process the police men began to shoot sporadically in the air to scare them away.

“However, the okada men kept on resisting and the police men jumped into their Hilux vehicle and ran away, leaving one of their colleagues behind.

“The okada riders attacked the unfortunate police man, took gun from him and then used a big iron to break his head and he collapsed and died, after which the okada riders made away with his gun.”

The body of the killed policeman still lying between Ibis Royale and Joygate Hotel at as at the time of this report.

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