Did the police trigger the drowning of three young men on the wee hours of Thursday at Apongbon seaside in Lagos?
The above query has remained unanswered as controversial continues to path the death of David, Femi and one other pal of theirs.
It was gathered that the deceased and 7 different of their buddies have been on the seaside round 1am when policemen alleged to be men of the defunct Federal Particular Anti-Theft Squad (FSARS) stormed the place.
To evade arrest, the men have been mentioned to have bumped into the lagoon the place all of them scorching trapped.
While six of the men have been mentioned to have been rescued later that day, three have been recovered dead and one nonetheless lacking on the time of this report.
In line with a social media consumer Olarenwaju Ganiu who shared particulars of the incident, the policemen have been raiding the neighbourhood.
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However the Lagos State Police Command denied conducting any raid or patrol locally, interesting to the residents to come back ahead with their complaints.
Spokesman for the command Bala Elkana, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) informed The Nation Sunday evening that the Divisional Police Officer answerable for the world had requested the people to explain the policemen or their car however they couldn’t.
“The issue we’re having is that all the things is blamed on SARS or police. I’ve informed you we didn’t have any operation in that space on Thursday. We didn’t.
“It is a severe problem that no DPO will wish to cover. They might have shortly notified the command and put up a defence for his or her motion. However I’ve known as the DPO, he mentioned he additionally heard it and requested the people who the policemen have been however nobody might inform him.
“At the moment, we do not even have record of the incident and we do not know exactly what happened. If people can assist us by bringing forth useful information, we will be able to investigate to know exactly what happened,” he mentioned.
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