Police Sergeant Eze Aiwansone, who allegedly shot his girlfriend, Joy Eze, in the mouth at Salvation bus stop in the Ikeja area of the state, has been arrested by Lagos State Police Command.
It was reported that on Thursday night, October 8, a video showing a lady who was in pain as some good Samaritans rushed her to hospital for treatment, after been shot in the mouth by a mobile police officer at Salvation bus stop at Opebi, Lagos State, went viral online.
The lady’s cheek was torn due to the impact of the bullet which pierced her mouth.
Eze was said to have fled after perpetrating the crime.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, confirmed his arrest.
Adejobi said, “The Lagos State Police Command has arrested the fleeing Sgt Eze Aiwansone, attached to the Special Protection Unit, Base 16, Ikeja, for the shooting of his girlfriend, Joy Eze.
“The incident occurred on October 8, 2020, at Opebi, Ikeja, Lagos State. 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 CIID, Panti, has taken over the case on the instruction of the state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, for further investigation.”