60 Suspects Arrested For Killing Police Officer In Lagos

60 Suspects Arrested For Killing Police Officer In Lagos

By Ekemini Ekwere | News Reporter on September 27, 2021
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The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 60 suspects over the murder of Chief Superintendent of Police, Kazeem Abonde.

Abonde was killed on Thursday, September 23, in Ajao Estate when he went to the area to enforce the ban of commercial motorcycles on major roads and bridges.

Lagos police arrest 60 over officer?s murder
Chief Superintendent of Police, Kazeem Abonde

As the police officers were attacked as they seized the motorcycles of erring riders.

Some of the commercial motorcycle riders allegedly snatched Abonde’s gun and shot him with it.

The other police officers took to their heels for fear of being lynched.

Abonde’s death comes just months before he was to retire from the force.

He had a Master’s degree in Law in 2019 and was planning to stop going for operations by December 2021 to prepare for his retirement in June 2022.

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