Retaliation As Mob Kills SARS Agent Who Murdered LASTMA Official

Retaliation As Mob Kills SARS Agent Who Murdered LASTMA Official

The murder of a Lagos State Traffic Management (LASTMA) official, Adeyemo Rotimi, who was gunned by a Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) agent has led to a retaliation attack on the FSARS agent by an irate mob.

It can be recalled that Adeyemo was shot by the SARS agent who is still unidentified while performing his duties of controlling the traffic around Iyana-Ipaja roundabout in Lagos State.

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Eyewitnesses said a disagreement occurred between both men due to a perceived traffic violation by the FSARS officer which led to the murder of Adeyemo with the policeman speeding off in his Toyota Highlander SUV.

A few hours later, the police officer was attacked by hoodlums who beat him to ‘stupor’. He died while being rushed to the hospital.

“The Inspector that allegedly shot dead late Rotimi Adeyemo ‘m’ at Iyana-Ipaja Roundabout, Lagos at 6 pm of 28.11.2018 was beaten to stupor by an irate mob at the scene.

“This policeman also died while being rushed to the hospital,” Police spokesman Abayomi Shogunle said in a tweet.

He stated that “The name of the policeman is withheld because his NOK (next of kin) is yet to be notified by NPF (Nigeria Police Force).”

The police spokesman also disclosed that both corpses have been deposited at Mainland General Hospital morgue for autopsy.

He disclosed that the State CID Panti Yaba, Lagos is investigating the circumstances surrounding this double-murder case.”

The management of LASTMA also confirmed the death of Adeyemo via a statement, “We are deeply saddened to confirm the death of one of our gallant officers, Adeyemo Rotimi, who was murdered in cold blood by suspected FSARS operative while discharging his lawful duties at his point in Iyana Ipaja on the 28th of November, 2018″.

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