There was tension in the Ijegun area of Lagos at the moment after an irate mob seized an operative of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad after a member of the team shot and killed a shop owner identified only as Biliki. The incident was said to have happened while the SARS operatives were trying to apprehend a suspect in the area.
Even though the victim, according to a report by PUNCH, was said to have been immediately rushed to a nearby hospital for medical attention, she died not too long afterwards. A resident of the area, who witnessed the incident, said, “The woman was rushed to hospital, where she died. “We have taken one of the men. He has been beaten.”
Public Relations Officer of the police in Lagos, Bala Elkana, could not be reached for comments as of the time of filing this report.