The Lagos state commissioner of Police, CP Imohimi Edgal has revealed that a query has been issued to superintendent, SP Opawoye Adetunji for abuse of firearm.
In a statement signed by the Police PRO, SP Chike Oti, the commissioner revealed that the superintendent who is still unconscious will be served his query once he regains his consciousness. The statement reads;
PRESS RELEASE ABUSE OF FIREARM The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Imohimi Edgal deeply regrets the unwarranted use of firearm by a police superintendent, attached to Sagamu Road Police Station as the Divisional Crime Officer(DCO), SP Opawoye Adetunji.
The CP has directed that the officer be issued a comprehensive query for shooting a civilian yesterday 15th April, 2018 for a yet to be determined reason.
The officer who is currently recuperating in an undisclosed hospital alongside his victim has not been able to give his statement because he is still unconscious as a result of the beating he received and injuries sustained when the mob attacked him at the scene of incident. The CP further directs that as soon he regains consciousness , he should be served with the query. The Command has never and would never tolerate the use of firearm outside the provisions of Force Order 237.
SP Chike Oti Police Public Relations Officer Lagos State