Metro: DPO shot dead 23 year old boy at a birthday party


A Divisional Police Officer of the Ijesha Police Station identified as Muhammed Yakubu has allegedly shot dead a 23 year old Jamiu Ayoade during a raid at a birthday party.


This incident happened after the Policemen accompanied by the DPO stormed the area, blaring their sirens and gunshots which scared fun seekers at the birthday party away.

The DPO reportedly followed some people, including Jamiu, who ran to safety in a building. He was said to have shot Jamiu at a close range with his service pistol.

An eyewitness, who claimed to be the brother of the birthday boy, Jelili Bakare, told PUNCH Metro that the policemen fled the scene, immediately Jamiu was hit by a bullet.

Jamiu who is a fashion designer apprentice gave up the ghost when he was been rushed to the Lagos University teaching hospital, idi-araba (LUTH).

The news has been confirmed by the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole.

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