Gunmen on Thursday killed a yet-to-be-identified Assistant Superintendent of Police along Ikorodu-Ijebu-Ode Road, in the Imota, Ikorodu area of Lagos State.
City Round gathered that after perpetrating the crime, the suspects carted away two rifles, as the deceased policeman’s colleagues scampered to safety.
Speaking with our correspondent, a source in the area said the policemen were carrying out an operation on the highway when the gunmen, while plying the highway, shot at them.
The source explained that the attack happened around 7.30pm on Thursday, adding that the situation caused tension and affected vehicular movements on the highway
The source said, “Yesterday (Thursday), armed men attacked some policemen at a point along the Ikorodu-Ijebu-Ode Road, Imota, and shot a policeman to death.
“We gathered that the policeman that died was an Assistant Superintendent of Police and the gunmen also stole two rifles. The policemen were on the highway when the gunmen attacked them around 7.30pm.”