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BREAKING: SARS operatives reportedly shot dead shop owner in Lagos angry mob seizes officer
Some operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad reportedly shot a shop owner, identified as Biliki, in the Ijegun area of Lagos.
Angry mob in the area had seized one of the policemen, PUNCH reports.
According to Punch correspondent, who said to hear noise in the background while speaking with one of those in the crowd, noted that the SARS men had chased a suspect to the street, which is close to the palace of the traditional ruler.
According to the report, SARS operatives opened fire on the suspect and one of the bullets hit Biliki, who was in her shop.
According to source at the residence: “The woman was rushed to hospital where she died. We have taken one of the men. He has been beaten and we want you to come down to see things for yourself,”
The mobbed policeman had been taken to the palace of the traditional ruler in Ijegun, where a crowd of angry youths have requested to lynch him. Punch learnt.
“He must die. There is no way he will leave that place alive. I can assure you of that.
“I have also been chased out of the palace, but there is a large number of people who have besieged the palace to have him lynched,”
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, could not be reached as his line was busy, as of the time of filing this report.