INSIDEMAINLAND – A Chief superintendent of Police (CSP) has been shot dead somewhere in Ajao Estate, Isolo – Lagos State. Two other cops were allegedly injured after commercial motorcyclists went wild.
It was gathered that the incident occurred between 5 pm and 6 pm Thursday at Ajao Estate while officers of the Lagos State Task Force were trying to impound motorcycles.
INSIDEMAINLAND understands that the cops had succeeded in seizing some of the bikes for allegedly flouting the State Traffic Law when the aggrieved motorcyclists mobilized and attacked them.
Sources disclosed that motorcyclists operating inside and around Ajao Estate were mostly northerners from Nasarawa State.
They were said to have disarmed the SP and used his service firearm to kill him along Asa Afariogun Road by the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).
A resident, who pleaded anonymity, disclosed that the riotous bikers were said to have extended their battle with the police towards the station where they allegedly shot two more officers.
The incident, according to the source, caused a commotion in the area as people scampered to safety.
At the time of this report, it was not clear the number of casualties recorded.