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BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian Customs Officials Kill Man In Lagos



Operatives of the Nigerian Customs Service ( NCS ) today, Wednesday killed a man at the Oko-Oba area of Lagos State.

The NCS officials were reported to have fire gunshots, sporadically, upon sighting a bus suspected to be conveying smuggled rice, the Nation reported.

Naija News learnt that a man, suspected to be a smuggler got hit on the head.

An eyewitness described the operatives as “drunkards” because they shot sporadically, wile noting the intervention of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS).

A source speaking with the newspaper said: “There would have been serious riot this morning at Abule Egba but for the intervention of policemen from the Rapid Response Squad ( RRS ).

 “Those Customs people have started again this year. They shot a young man on the head this morning. They were just shooting like drunkards. Blood is everywhere.”

See images from the scene of the incident:

RRS Officials at the scene of the event

RRS officials at the scene of the fatal incident.


Source: Naija News

Ibukun Josephine Bankole was a Senior Associate at Naija News. A Mass Communication graduate, Ibukun is passionate about journalism especially in the areas of health and child related issues. She loves eating beans, singing, acting and giving motivational speeches. Ibukun is meticulous and has a positive approach to life. Contact me via twitter/Instagram @ibukunbankole_