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Lagos: DPO Slumps, Dies Inside Office After Complaining Of Headache


The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Seme Police Division in Lagos State, SP Mojeed Salami has slumped and died in his office.

The unfortunate incident occurred on Tuesday, January 10.

A police source told Daily Trust that the deceased complained of a headache on the day of the incident and visited the hospital.

After he returned from the hospital, he was still feeling sick and asked his orderly to tell the Divisional Crime Officer (DCO) to come to his office, as he wanted to leave, but not without handing over official proceedings.

It was reported that the orderly returned to meet the deceased on the floor gasping for breath.

He was rushed to the Badagry General Hospital where he was confirmed dead.

Confirming the unfortunate incident, the state police spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin said it was quite shocking as he had no serious health issues.

He said, “He died on Tuesday. It was shocking to everybody because there was nothing serious about his health. They said he just complained about a minor headache, went to the hospital, came back, commenced work, and died shortly afterwards.”

Edo Train Attack: Security Operatives Rescue Two More Victims

Security operatives on Thursday rescued two more victims of the Edo train attack.

The Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Chris Nehikhare confirmed this during a press conference in Benin City, the state capital on Friday.

Security officials also rescued the President of the Customary Court in Igueben Area, Precious Aigbononga.

Recall that gunmen on the 9th of January, 2023 abducted the judge two days after the train attack.

The two train attack victims were rescued from the same location as the judge which is an indication that the attacks were carried out by the same group of gunmen.

A deputy superintendent of police, Michael Adams, however, died in the aftermath of the rescue operation.

Police revealed that Adams fell unwell during the rescue operation and died after the mission.

The security agency noted that he failed to indicate if he sustained gunshot injuries during the rescue operation.

Naija News recalls that gunmen reportedly abducted at least 31 people at a train station in the state.

Meanwhile, six victims of the train attack on Monday were rescued by combined security operatives.

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The Federal government has shut down the train station where the attack occurred.