A policeman attached to the Ajah Police Station shot dead a female lawyer, Bolanle Raheem on Sunday, 25th December, 2022.
According to report, Omobolanle Raheem a member of NBA Lagos Branch was shot at close range by the Police officer from Ajiwe Police Station, Ajah on her way back from Christmas service at Ajah under bridge .This report was made by her family who made frantic efforts to escalate the issue to prevent the police from changing the narrative.
The report further stated that Omobolanle’s husband was driving while Omobolanle was seated in the front with him when the officer asked them to park and while they were waiting for the vehicle in front of them to move to enable them park ,the police officer fired at her at close range hitting her chest.
On seeing what happened , the remaining police officers on duty theretook to their heels.
After a while, some police men came and moved her body to the mortuary in Yaba , without obtaining any consent from her family members. Currently her family has located where they moved her body to.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the incident, adding that the officer was in custody.
He said, “The officer involved in the shooting is an ASP; he has been arrested, detained, and will be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, for further investigations.”
Meanwhile the NBA Lagos has confirmed it is on top of the case and will see to it that justice is served.
Until her sudden death, Omobolanle was the lead consultant at Croston Homes Consulting a property consulting firm.
May her soul rest in peace.