A lawyer, Mrs Omobolanle Raheem, was killed on Christmas Day by men of the Nigerian Police, Ajiwe Ajah Division. She was murdered on her way from Church in Ajah, Lagos. Bolanle was shot pointblank beside her husband. There is no justice in Nigeria, how can you have peace in Nigeria
The lawyer based in Lagos, Omobolanle Raheem, was shot dead on Sunday 25th December 2022
She is a member of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and was killed by a police Assistant Superintendent (ASP).
The incident occurred near the Ajah bridge on Christmas Day as the deceased returned from church.
Bolanle was reportedly shot while she sat in the car; the husband was beside her.
Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin reacted to the fatal shooting on Monday.
The spokesman described the officer’s action as “unfortunate and avoidable”.
“The ASP that shot and two others with him have since been taken into custody. They are to be moved to the SCID for further investigation”, he tweeted.
In early December, a policeman with the Ajah Division opened fire and killed Gafaru Buraimoh during a raid of black-market fuel sellers.
Nigerians are expecting to hear from Nigerian Bar Association On this unfortunate incident, while many lawyers are mourning the loss of their member on various social media Groups and forums.
Nigeria is now beginning to experience the rise of police brutality again, after the end sars revolts nationwide.