A little girl has reportedly lost her life after a police officer struggling with a suspect shot her dead.
The Nigerian Police has come under intense criticism on social media following the report by a Twitter user which alleged that a 14-year-old school girl who was murdered in cold blood by bullets accidentally discharged from an officer’s rifle in an unfortunate incident which occurred in Adamo area of Ikorodu yesterday evening.
A Twitter user, Fabian Mani said the incident happened when policemen were raiding pedestrians in the area. They accosted a young man who was being questioned on why he owned an iPhone, if he wasn’t a ‘yahoo boy’.
The argument led to a misunderstanding which made one of the policemen carelessly fire his gun and according to reports, the policemen immediately fled the scene leaving their vehicle behind.
Aggrieved residents are also reported to have set the vehicle ablaze.