Saturday, 12 July 2014

Police Kill 3 Youths In Ajegunle

There was pandemonium is the morning of Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Thomas Bus stop, Ajegunle on Ikorodu Road as three young men are feared to have been shot dead by policemen from the Ajegunle Police Station.
According to reports, the men were among some residents of the area, who were protesting against the killing of two young men in the same area by policemen on Friday.

Four men who the police alleged were bus drivers in possession of, smoking and selling marijuana were being chased by the police. The four men reportedly jumped into the lagoon after being pursued by policemen.
According to reports, the police opened fire on them, killing two instantly while the other two escaped.
On Saturday, some aggrieved young men in the area, however, began a protest against the killing, while some policemen reportedly opened live bullet on them killing three youths instantly.
The booming of guns could still be heard as of the time of filing this report while the two lanes of the expressway have been blocked to both human and vehicular traffic.
A source told our correspondent that the casualty figure could still be higher as the policemen continued their manhunt for some suspected hoodlums.
The Mile 12-Ikorodu area had recently become a theartre of war between two cult groups, resulting in the death of some residents while several vehicles and personal belongings of the beleaguered residents had been destroyed.
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