CRIME SECURITY

Tension In Lagos As Policeman Killed, Several Wounded, Patrol Van Destroyed In Riot [photos]

The Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit, also known as Lagos Taskforce, on Thursday reportedly clashed with commercial motorcyclists, popularly called Olokada in Ajao Estate, Airport road area of Lagos. One policeman identified as Csp K.S Abonde has been confirmed dead and several others wounded, patrol van destroyed.

The Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) who is to retire in six months time to this period was knocked down by motorcycle, matcheted to death in Ajao Estate by motorcyclist riders during the riot.

9JAFOCUS gathered that Task Force personnel seized bikes and the situation turned violent. As at the time of filing this report, all efforts to reach the Lagos state police command spokesman proved abortive.

Below are photos from the scene;

Csp K.S Abonde

More details later………………….

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