The story of a Lady who was shot in the mouth by a police officer suspected to be her boyfriend went viral weeks back.
The gory video shows the moment the gunshot tore her mouth, leaving her in a critical condition.
According to reports the boyfriend went into hiding after the incident.
In a recent development, the Lagos state police command has arrested the police officer who shot the victim.
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