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Breaking! Sporadic gunshots at Ipaja-Command area as police, drivers clash

There is an ongoing sporadic shooting by men of the Nigerian Police Force at the Ipaja-Command area of Lagos State has laid siege over the area due to a fight between them and commercial drivers in the very busy part of the metropolis.

Gavel Investigations reveals that the conflict has already led to the death of one policeman and one commercial driver. Eyewitness account said that there was an alleged altercation between the policeman and the driver over N100 tip. The policeman allegedly shot the driver.

The other drivers were enraged. They allegedly captured the policeman and killed him.

This happened at the Command Bus Stop, where the Nigerian Army Secondary School is located. The bus stop is a very congested area that people call a disaster waiting to happen.

The policemen of Meiran Divisional Police Station located in the area mobilized and have put the entire area under siege, shooting sporadically and frightening the residents. As at the time of filing these reports, our correspondent who was on phone with a resident could hear constant and repeated gunshots allegedly coming from the White House Bus Stop.

Scared residents and shop owners have closed up to avoid being victims of accidental discharge. Residents said the policemen came into the area with a truck and are picking up and arresting people in sight. 

More details later…

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