The Nigerian Police has come under fire on social media following the report by a Twitter user which alleged that a 14-year-old school girl who was murdered in cold blood by bullets accidentally discharged from an officer’s rifle in an unfortunate incident which occurred in Adamo area of Ikorodu yesterday evening.
According to a Twitter user, Fabian Mani, the incident happened when policemen were raiding pedestrians in the area. They accosted a young man who was being questioned on why he owned an iPhone if he wasn’t a ‘yahoo boy’.
The argument led to a misunderstanding which made one of the policemen carelessly fire his gun and according to reports, the policemen immediately fled the scene leaving their vehicle behind.
Aggrieved residents are also reported to have set the truck ablaze.