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Baba Abu: Wife petition Lagos CP over husband’s death

Baba Abu: Wife petition Lagos CP over husband's death

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Baba Abu: The wife of Jelili Bakare, 45-year-old man killed last week by a trigger happy mobile policeman, has cried out to the Commissioner of Police, Lagos Command, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu, to arrest and prosecute of the culprit to serve as a deterrent to others.

 

Jelili popularly known as ‘Baba Abu’ in Sangotedo area was shot last Thursday while eating at Quinox VIP Lounge, Sangotedo.

 

Speaking in an emotion laden voice, on Monday the woman bemoaned the ugly incident, lamenting that her breadwinner has been killed.

 

She said: “I want the Commissioner of Police to come to our aid and help us out. Who will be responsible for the education and upkeep of our children now that my husband has been shot dead for no fault of his?”

 

Kafayat, who pleaded that justice must be served in the case of her husband also said the government should come to her aid to cater for her children.


It was gathered that a mobile police officer, attached to Thera Peace Estate, Sangotedo, went on shooting rampage last Thursday night and shot Jelili, who was at Quinox VIP Lounge.

Baba Abu: Wife petition Lagos CP over husband's death
Baba Abu: Wife petition Lagos CP over husband’s death

Bakare was hit by one of the bullets and died in the process.

 

The Mopol, simply known in the area as Jonathan, was alleged to have been drunk while on duty and shot sporadically in the air, which threw the whole community into pandemonium as everyone scampered for safety.

TEMI BADMUS
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