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Bolanle Raheem’s Death: Policeman Who Shot Dead Female Lawyer In Lagos Now In Custody

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It was earlier reported that a female lawyer lost her life in a shooting involving a Nigerian policeman.

The female lawyer has been identified as Bolanle Raheem. Reports said she was shot and killed by a policeman in the Ajah area of Lagos State.

The motive of the shooting has not been made known to the public.

Information disclosed to newsmen revealed that the lawyer, her sister, and four children were coming from an eatery in their car around 11 am when the police operative tried to stop them but shot at the driver.

The officer who was in the company of a team of police operatives was said to have fled the scene after shooting the woman just as she was trying to make a U-turn under the Ajah Bridge.

The woman was rushed to the hospital but was confirmed dead.

Reacting to the incident the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed that ASP and two other officers involved in the shooting have been arrested, describing the incident as unfortunate and avoidable.

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