The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Usman Baba, has condemned and ordered an investigation into the Christmas Day homicide of a lawyer, Omobolanle Raheem, who was allegedly shot dead by a trigger-happy policeman attached to Ajiwe Police Station, Ajah, Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria.
According to reports that the Force spokesperson, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, disclosed this in a statement.
This was as he ordered the prosecution of all police officers involved.
Adejobi said, “The IGP, who described the incident as unfortunate and sad, has ordered 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.
“In the same vein, the IGP 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, while he warns officers and men of the NPF 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.”