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Lagos Police chief visits Monsurat Ojuade’s family, names killer cop


Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu on Monday paid a condolence visit to the family of late Monsurat Ojuade.

The 18-year-old admission seeker died after she was hit by a stray bullet at Ijesha on September 11.

The bullet was fired by one of the policemen from the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, who went on an operation to arrest a robbery suspect.

Odumosu was accompanied by members of the command’s management team and other senior officers.

The CP, on behalf of the Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Usman and Force personnel in Lagos, commiserated with the Monsurat’s relatives and friends.

The commissioner expressed regret over the incident and prayed for the repose of the departed soul.

He announced the name of the culprit, Sgt. Samuel Phillips, earlier concealed by the command as reported by DAILY POST.

Odumosu also confirmed that Phillips is undergoing an orderly room trial and assured that justice would be done.





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