A policeman attached to the Ajah Police Station shot dead a female lawyer as she was trying to make a U-turn under the Ajah Bridge in Lagos state.
“The victim, his sister and four children were leaving a restaurant in their, when the police officer tried to stop them,” according to reports.
The incident threw the community into confusion as the cop, who was with a team of policemen, fled the scene.
He was, however, caught and detained by the police.
The victim was rushed to a hospital, where she was confirmed dead.
“The officer involved in the shooting is an ASP; he has been arrested, detained, and will be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, for further investigations,” the state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin.