Following Public Outcry For Justice, Lagos Police Arrests Trigger-Happy Police Who Allegedly Shot Dead 16-Year-Old Girl


Lagos state police command has arrested a police officer who allegedly shot dead a 16-year-old girl in the IyanaOworo area of Lagos state on Wednesday, May 27.

The arrest follows outcry on social media by many Nigerians using the hashtag #JusticeForTina to demand the arrest and prosecution of the police officer.

Lagos Police command spokesperson, Bala Elkana, confirmed the arrest via his official Twitter page on Friday.

According to reports, the trigger-happy policeman was trying to arrest a bus driver for violating the nationwide curfew.

In the process, he allegedly shot the bus conductor and the young girl, Tina.

Elkana announced that the suspect has been arrested and will be made to face the full weight of the law.

His tweet reads;

The killer cop is identified, arrested and detained at the Headquarters. He will face the full weight of the law. Justice will surely prevail. Members of the Public will be updated on the outcome of the investigation.

See some reactions from Nigerians on Twitter who clamoured for justice for Tina below;

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