The Lagos state police command has arrested the police officer who shot his girlfriend in the mouth in Lagos on September 8.
LIB had shared the story of how the lady who was identified as Joy Eze, suffered a serious injury in the mouth after her police officer boyfriend fired a shot at her following a disagreement. The gunshot tore her mouth, leaving her in critical condition.
He went into hiding after the incident.
In a statement released on Thursday October 29, the spokesperson of the Lagos state police command, Muyiwa Adejobi, said the erring officer identified as SGT Eze Aiwansone, attached to the Special Protection Unit (SPU) Base 16, Ikeja, has been arrested.
Adejobi said the suspect, who had been on the run, was arrested by his elder brother who is an inspector of police in Lagos State, and handed over to the command.
”The State CID Panti has taken over the case on the instruction of the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, for further investigation.
The Commissioner of Police has however warned police personnel in Lagos State to desist from any act that can tarnish the image of the police; and be committed to the principles of Community Policing for better service delivery and public safety in the state.” Adejobi’s statement read