• Wed. Sep 28th, 2022



A clash between policemen and motorcyclists in the Ajao Estate area of Lagos State has left Chief Superintendent of Police, Kazeem Abonde dead. .
NEWSNAIJA gathered that the policemen were carrying out enforcement in the area on Thursday when they were resisted by the riders, who protested against the seizure of their means of livelihood.
The situation was said to have turned into a clash and resulted in the death of Abonde, who was reportedly hacked to death.
our source who saw a photo of the bloodied remains of the Chief Superintendent as he lay motionless by the roadside.
our source stated that the victim’s head appeared to have been hit with some objects.
Another photo captured was the image of not less than ten persons standing around a damaged patrol van inscribed with the Lagos State Police Command.
NEWSNAIJA gathered that the policemen involved in the incident were attached to the Ajao Police Station.
The source said “Everywhere is tense; we don’t know what really caused the fight, but we know that there was a clash between motorcyclists and the policemen attached to the Ajao Police Station .
However, a passerby was heard lamenting in a video clip that the policemen were attached to the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit.,” the source added.
he passerby, while urging residents of Ajao Estate to be conscious of the insecurity occasioned by the clash, also showed a blue police van that was said to have been damaged during the clash.
NEWSNAIJA further gathered that motorcyclists in the area had stopped operation due to the clash, as residents trekked to their various destinations.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, promised to react to the incident after getting full briefing.
He had yet to get back to us at the time of filing this report.

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