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Bolanle Raheem: How Can You Call It an Unfortunate Incident – TV Presenter Olukanni Blasts Police Spokesman

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Nigerian TV presenter, Bolanle Olukanni has reacted to the death of a Lagos lawyer, Bolanle Raheem who was killed by a police officer on Christmas Day.

Naija News recalls that the deceased was shot in the car in front of her family on their way from church.

According to Raheem’s husband, they were trying to make a U-turn under the Ajah Bridge when the ASP allegedly shot at their vehicle and the bullet hit her.

Confirming the unfortunate incident via a tweet Police Spokesperson Benjamin Hudeyin stated that the officers have been apprehended.

He wrote “Unfortunate and avoidable incident that was. The ASP that shot and two others with him have since been taken into custody.

“They are to be moved to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, for further investigations.”

Reacting to the lawyer’s murder, Olukanni revealed that she was her real estate agent.

She went on to criticize the police spokesman for using the word “unfortunate.”

According to her, “An unfortunate incident is a flat tyre, an unfortunate incident is water flooding my house.

“A mother and wife was killed and you use the words unfortunate. I pray no one ever describes your family with those words . Nonsense.” 

She stated that Raheem was a hardworking and positive-minded person adding that the deceased helped her in actualizing her goal of buying a landed property.

Bolanle Raheem was my real estate agent.

“She supported me in my goal and was always cheering me on. She was so hardworking , positive and such a cheerful spirit. She has a husband and child. I can’t even say more. The Nigerian police are killers,” she added.