Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, has disclosed that the officer who shot and killed two persons during a birthday party at Egbeda, Lagos, was not on official assignment.
Newsbreak.ng reports during a birthday party, a police officer who escorted the celebrant to the venue of the celebration, shot and killed two persons.
Reacting to the news via a statement signed by Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the Command said that efforts are currently being intensified to apprehend the fleeing birthday celebrant while the officer involved is expected to turn himself in anytime soon.
The statement reads in part: “Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, ordered an immediate full-scale investigation into circumstances surrounding the unfortunate incident.
“While investigation is ongoing, findings so far reveal that the shooting was accidental and involved an off-duty police officer, Inspr Mohammed Hussini, serving at the State Headquarters, Ikeja. Findings equally reveal that the off-duty officer is a friend of the celebrant, Ifeanyi aka Obama and was not at the party in any official capacity.”