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Soldiers Beat Policeman To Death In Lagos



Soldiers Beat Policeman To Death In Lagos

Soldiers from the Ojo Military Cantonment on Wednesday beat a police officer identified as Inspector Monday Orube to death in Lagos over rights to way.

The Soldiers who were said to be over thirty (30) were reported to have kidnapped two policemen who were working as traffic warden to their barracks while the third officer managed to escape.

A source claimed that the lane through which the soldiers were driving in a Coastal bus was stopped by the three Police Officers who were on duty at the time of the incident to allow other road users on the other lane to pass not knowing that the coastal bus was conveying soldiers who were still behind.

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The soldiers got infuriated and insisted on taking one-way during an argument with the Officers.

They were said to have pounced on the officers and beat them to a pulp. The Soldiers also kidnapped two of the police officers to their barracks where the beating continued.

The source further said when the soldiers noticed that the abducted policemen became unconscious, they decided to take them to their hospital at the cantonment.

Sadly, one of the Police Officers. Inspector Monday Orube unfortunately gave up the ghost on Thursday afternoon.

Sources said that the 81 Division Nigerian Army has instituted a Board of Inquiry to unravel the circumstance surrounding the unfortunate incident.

Adding that at the end of the investigation, anyone found culpable will be made to face the full wrath of the disciplinary provisions.

The Division has since commiserated with the PoliceNG Ojo Division and members of the family of the victim.

The 81 Division is already in touch with the Lagos State PoliceNG Command to resolve the matter.


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