A Special Anti Robbery Squad officer who shot a Lagos State Transport Management Authority official to death during an argument has been killed by a mob.
The LASTMA official, Mr Rotimi was murdered at Iyana-Ipaja around 6 pm on Wednesday while flagging the police down during traffic.
Addressing the unfortunate incident, LASTMA took to its Twitter to confirm the death of one of its officials on Thursday.
“We are deeply saddened to confirm the death of one of our gallant officers, Adeyemo Rotimi, who was murdered in cold blood by suspected FSARS operative while discharging his lawful duties at his point in Iyana Ipaja on the 28th of November, 2018,” the tweet read.
The head of Police Public Complaint Commission, Yomi Shogunle, revealed today that the inspector who shot the LASTMA officer was mobbed and died while being rushed to a hospital.
“UPDATE on “SARS officer shoots LASTMA official dead,” he wrote on his Twitter account.
“The Inspector that allegedly shot dead Late Rotimi Adeyemo ‘m’ at Iyana-Ipaja Roundabout, Lagos at 6pm of 28.11.2018 was beaten to stupor by irate mob at the scene. This policeman also died while being rushed to the hospital.
“Both corpses have been deposited at Mainland General Hospital morgue, Lagos for an autopsy, RIP.”
“The name of the policeman is withheld because his NoK is yet to be notified by NPF. State CID Panti Yaba, Lagos is investigating the circumstances surrounding this double-murder case”, his tweets read.