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Police Inspector and ASP on trial for killing 16-year-old Tina Ezekwe in Lagos


The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed that two officers linked to the death of 16-year-old Tina Ezekwe in Iyana-Oworo area of the state are on trial.


Recall that the killing of the teenager by a trigger-happy policeman last week Tuesday, incited an outrage as many demanded for justice.

Lagos State Police Spokesperson, Bala Elkana said the 2 cops suspected to have carried out the shooting are arrested and subjected to internal disciplinary proceedings.

Elkana who said the conduct of the 2 police officers; an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Theophilus Otobo and Inspector Oguntoba Olamigoke fell in need of professional standards, stated that they're going to be prosecuted if found culpable.

He affirmed that the Lagos Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odomosu had ordered an in-depth investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of the victim at Iyana-Oworo area of the metropolis.

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