Mob kills policeman for ‘shooting’ pregnant woman dead in Lagos
A mob on Saturday lynched an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) attached to the Area M Command for allegedly shooting a pregnant tailor dead.
The incident occurred at Agbole area of Ijegun in Egbe-Idimu Local Council Development Area (LCDA) yesterday afternoon.
It was gathered that two other policemen sustained injuries and ran to the Palace of the Ijegun monarch at Ologun for safety.
Trouble was said to have started after stray bullet fired by the cops who were chasing suspected kidnappers hit the woman identified as Biliki in her shop.
She was said to have been rushed to the hospital but died shortly after she was taken to the clinic.
Her death, it was gathered sparked outrage in the neighbourhood as residents wondered why the police team would open fire at the place with so many defenless civilians going about their lawful businesses.
According to one Damilare Olarenwaju the policemen fired shot at a roundabout where there were a lot of people.
He said: “How can policemen fire shot at a roundabout, on a Saturday close to festive period in Ijegun?