How Mopol killed man in Lagos church, police investigate
The Police Command in Lagos, has begun investigation into the alleged killing of a man at Shogunle area of the state by a yet to be identified mobile policeman.
A stray bullet from an unidentified policeman allegedly killed one Waliu Dauda on Sunday night at Shogunle area of Lagos.
Spokesman for the command, DSP Bala Elkana, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday that the command had received the news of the killing.
It was learnt that the deceased was into a chair renting business, but met his untimely death when he had gone to pack the chairs he rented out to a church at about 8 p.m.
A source said that the church located at Bello Street had a special programme, where some invited dignitaries came with police escorts.
The source claimed that one of the policemen fired some shots into the air while leading an unnamed dignitary out of the church premises.
“Unfortunately, Dauda was hit by the bullet, killing him on the spot,” the source said.
Elkana said the command was already investigating the identity of the policeman, the victim and what led to the incident.
“We are investigating the case. I am gathering information for an update on the matter before going to the press,” he said.