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Two police officers detained over civilian’s death during illegal duty



Two police officers have been detained by Lagos police command over the death of a civilian during an illegal duty they engaged in. 

The Command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin in a statement released on Saturday, June 22, said the two officers, whose names and ranks were not given, were members of the State Taskforce.

It was gathered that they went on the illegal operation on Wednesday, June 19, in the company of some civilians. The illegal team came under attack from motorcycle riders, resulting in the death of one of the civilians.

Hundeyin said; 

“While disciplinary actions have commenced on the already detained police officers, search is on for their civilian accomplices. Investigations have commenced to identify, arrest and prosecute the perpetrators of this dastardly act.”

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