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Hoodlums attack, beat LASTMA officer to death in Lagos

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Angry mob beat LASTMA officer to death in Lagos

By Olasunkanmi Akoni

One of the officers of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, identified as Mr. Ola Oyesina was Friday evening hacked to death by mob around Igamu area of Lagos State.
Recall that similar incident happened in Apapa area of the state about two years ago.
According to LASTMA source, the victim was attacked about 5.pm during the course of sanitising  Iganmu-Sifax area of gridlock.

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“A large stone was thrown at him and he immediately fell. He was brought to Area “B” Police Command, Apapa.
Due to the trauma, the victim was immediately referred to Randle Hospital, Surulere before he was later rushed to Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idiaraba for further treatment following severe injuries sustained.
The officer it was learnt later gave up the ghost late Friday evening at the Emergency Section of LUTH.
Meanwhile, Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP, Bayo Sulaimon ordered for the detention of two suspects arrested involved in the attack.

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