Police disclose identity of fleeing cop who shot, kill two guests at birthday party in Lagos

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The Lagos State Police Command has disclosed the identity of the policeman whose bullet killed two guests and injured others at a birthday party, last Sunday, at La Silver Bar, Egbeda, Lagos.

He is Inspector Mohammed Hussaini, serving at the State Headquarters, Ikeja.

The Lagos State Police Command disclosed that findings showed that the shooting was accidental.

It also disclosed that Inspector Hussaini was on illegal duty on the day of the incident.

Spokesperson for the Lagos State Police command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, explained that when news of the shooting reached the command, ”the 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 showed that the shooting was accidental and involved an off-duty police officer, Inspr. Mohammed Hussaini, serving at the State Headquarters, Ikeja.

“Findings equally showed that the off-duty officer is a friend of the celebrant (celebrator) Ifeanyi aka Obama and was not at the party in any official capacity.

“Efforts are currently being intensified to apprehend the fleeing birthday celebrator while the officer involved is expected to turn himself in anytime soon.

“CP Alabi has given firm assurances that everyone found culpable in the sad and unavoidable incident will be dealt with in accordance with the provisions of the law”, Hundeyin stated.

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