There was tension in the Ebute Oniyanrin in the Ilaje, Bariga area of Lagos on Tuesday after a police sergeant, Adekan Adesola, shot dead a 33-year-old man, Abiodun Balogun.
The police, however, said Abiodun, known as Anarchy, was a wanted cultist, and died during an exchange of fire.
PUNCH Metro learnt that Abiodun, who worked as a moulder in a block industry, had been called by a friend at about 8am to come to the Oniyanrin area as Sallah gifts were going to be shared by politicians.
It was gathered that Abiodun, who reportedly went with an unidentified friend, was however, manhandled by the police sergeant. Read more