June 19, 2018

Policemen shoots two-year-old during raid

Policemen shoots two-year-old during raid

A two-year-old pupil, Gbonjubola Williams, narrowly escaped death on Friday as one of the bullets allegedly fired by some operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos State Command, grazed her in the chest.

The bullet tore the skin of the girl’s chest and part of her shoulder. Gbonjubola is in kindergarten class at Child Line Nursery and Primary School, Ebute-Meta.

PUNCH Metro learnt that the policemen raided the community around 5pm on Friday to apprehend suspected drug peddlers. The operatives were said to have chased them to Jones Street without success.

They, afterwards, went to a lotto centre on the street, and picked up the operator, Taoheed Popoola, his worker, Segun Akinloye and four others. It was gathered that a community leader, Ishola Agbodemu, had approached the policemen to enquire why the six residents were arrested, but they responded by shooting him. Read more 

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