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IGP Condemns Shooting, Killing of Lawyer in Lagos

- Orders speedy investigation

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The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has condemned the shooting and killing of Mrs. Omobolanle Raheem, a lawyer who was allegedly shot and killed by a Policeman attached to Ajiwe Police Station, Ajah, Lagos State.

This was contained in a statement on Monday by the Force spokesperson, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi.

According to the statement, the Police Boss who described the incident as unfortunate and sad has ordered a speedy investigation and prosecution of the officers responsible for the ugly and unprofessional act, which doesn’t portray the Nigeria Police Standard Operating Procedure and core values.

The IGP also commiserates with the family, friends, and colleagues of the deceased as he prays for the repose of her soul. He further assures the general public of justice in the case.

 He then warns officers and men of the Force to be professional and people-oriented in the discharge of their duties and operate within the ambit of the law, as the Force’s leadership will not condone any inappropriate or unprofessional acts.

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