A photo of the police officer who allegedly shot dead a female lawyer, Bolanle Raheem, in the Ajiwe area of Lagos State on Christmas Day, has been shared online.

Lawyer Inibehe Effiong shared the photo online and identified the officer as ASP Ayuba.

The trigger-happy Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) allegedly killed the lawyer in the Ajah area of the state on Christmas Day while driving with her family.

The police officer attached to the Ajah Police Station and his team were said to have tried to stop them. Eyewitnesses said the deceased was trying to make a U-turn under Ajah Bridge when the officer opened fire at her car. Sadly, the bullet hit the deceased and she was rushed to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Lagos Police Command spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the incident and stated that the suspect is an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP).

He added that the officer involved in the shooting and two others have been arrested.

“Unfortunate and avoidable incident that was. The ASP that shot and two others with him have since been taken into custody. They are to be moved to the SCID for further investigation,” Police spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin said.

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