The Nigerian Police Force has detained two of its own in an orderly room following an alleged reckless shooting in Lagos.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a video in circulation on the social media showed the two policemen shooting into the air on the street while in a moving vehicle in Lagos.
The Head of Public Complaints Rapid Response Unit, PCRRU, ACP Abayomi Shogunle said the Commissioner of Police in charge of the Police Mobile Force at the Force Headquarters, identified the men following a directive of the Inspector-General of Police.
ACP Shogunle said the incident took place on July 31 at 5 pm along the Murtala Mohammed International Airport road in Lagos.
He further explained that the two Policemen were attached to the 20 Police Mobile Force Squadron, attached to a private security company named, Infinity Security Company.
ACP Shogunle noted that a popular Nigerian musician, David Adeleke, aka Davido, engage their services to provide escort for him to his home while returning from a foreign trip.
“Along the way, as seen in the video which has been confirmed by investigation, the two policemen involved started shooting into the air for no just cause.
“Punishment has been recommended. We are only waiting for the appropriate police authority to review the punishment.”