The Apapa Iganmu Police Station in Lagos State, today Tuesday was burnt down by suspected hoodlums.

According to an eyewitness the incident occurred around 09.45 am.

The eyewitness, who  identified himself  simply as Muibudeen, stated  that the  policemen shot at the hoodlums before they got angry and  set the police station ablaze.

Ayo Micheal,   the Apapa-Iganmu Local Government Area, spokesperson confirmed the incident.

He said  “Yes, the Police  station has been attacked.”

The Spokesman  noted that two persons were allegedly shot dead in the incident.

Micheal  added, “What happened is that some boys came out this morning. They assembled themselves at Orile Junction. They were about marching down to Apapa. Just like yesterday that they started at Apapa Airport. They were on their way to Apapa, I learnt they passed through the police station and protested there.

He said “As they were protesting, police officers attempted to disperse them. They resisted the police. Before you know it, two boys were shot in the shoulder and chest.

“The two of them have died, according to reports that I got.”

Details later…