The Lagos Police Command says it has arrested members of Police team suspected to be involved in the killing of a youngman at a viewing centre in the State.
The incident led to the blockade of Lagos Abeokuta expressway by angry youths who were protesting the alleged extra judicial killing.
The Deceased, Kolade Johnson of No. 1 Beco Street, Onipetesi, Mangoro Bus Stop by a team of policemen from Anti-Cultism unit.
Following the distrees call over the protests, a team of policemen from the Rapid Response Squads and Metro patrol were promptly drafted to the scene.
A statement from the Command Spokesperson DSP Bala Elkana says the account of eye witnesses helped in identifying the team which fled the scene immediately after the incident.
The statement added that members of the team suspected to be involved in the shooting have since been arrested and are currently in police custody undergoing interrogation.
DSP Elkana said they will be subjected to internal disciplinary procedures, and may be prosecuted in conventional court if implicated by ongoing investigation.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu mni calls for calm, assuring that justice will prevail in this case.
The Commissioner of Police also condoles with the family, friends and well wishers of Kolade Johnson.
The CP has promised to initiate far reaching reforms to help in repositioning the Anti-Cultism Squad for effective service delivery, particularly in areas of respect for Human Rights and proficiency in the use of firearms.
Members of the public who have complaints on the activities of Anti-Cultism Squad or any of our Police teams are advised to call the following numbers 08063299264, 08065154338 and 08060357795, please.
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