Gunmen open fire kill One, injured three policemen in Ikorodu

An unknown gunmen killed one policeman injured three on Friday in Ikorodu area of Lagos State, police confirmed on Monday

The assailants escaped with the rifle of the slain policeman.

Police spokesman in Lagos State, SP Benjamin Hundeyin reveals to journalists that three other police operatives were seriously injured in the attack.

Operatives of the Imota Police Division in the Ikorodu area were on patrol duty when they came under the assailants’ attack at Emuren Junction, on Itokin Road in the area.

Local sources said the assailants, suspected errand boys of land grabbers, ambushed the police patrol team, opened fire on it, killed one on the spot and escaped with his rifle.

“On Saturday, police raided cultists’ hideouts in Emuren, Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun,’’ a resident said.

Many innocent people had fallen victim to gun attacks by agents of land grabbers in Ikorodu and its environs in the past. 

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