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Police officer stabs keke driver to death over N50, as stray bullets kill many in Lagos [VIDEOS]

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A Nigerian Police officer has allegedly stabbed a young man, Wale a.k.a “Eleyele”, a tricycle rider, to death with a dagger on Thursday morning.

According to Rinu Oduala, a social media influencer, Wale lost his life after he refused to be extorted of 50 Naira as it was the usual practice of the police officers around Ile Iwe – Command, Meiran, Lagos.

The killing of the Keke rider led to a clash between the transport workers & the police officers at Ile-iwe command.

Rinu Oduala.

Although the Police PPRO had said “forces have been currently deployed to the area,” residents reported that the police officers who came did nothing to forestall the chaos, but were rather throwing bottles & wielding knives.

The officer stabbing Wale.

Rinu who posted the incident on her twitter handle said that “unascertained number of people have been killed by alleged stray bullets of the police officers who were trying to quell the unrest rising as a result of Wale’s extrajudicial killing.”

Police pelt bottles at the masses.

During the sporadic shootings, Mubaraq a young school boy, who doubles as a vulcanizer apprentice and who has been home as a result of the COVID vaccine holiday, was also hit by an alleged police officer stray bullet in Meiran, Ipaja.

Mubaraq lying dead.

As of the time of filing this report, the police were yet to comment on the incident.

Concerned people carrying Wale’s body.

The police officer who stabbed Wale ran for his life.

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