Lagos resident shot dead by SARS operative


A Lagos resident, simply identified as Francis has been shot dead by an operative of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS.

The incident happened on Monday on  Ajisegiri Street, in the Ilupeju area of Lagos State.

While it remains unclear how Francis, who is a cleaner was killed, witnesses say the policeman and his team members had shot at a group of hemp smokers when the victim was killed.

Residents say the Police team fled the scene immediately after Francis was hit by the bullet.

As at the time of filing this report, the Lagos State police spokesperson, Bala Elkana, was yet to confirm the development.

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