Flash! Cop Foiled Lebanese Kidnap Attempt In Festac, Got Killed

Gunmen numbering three, Tuesday stormed an eatery located at First Avenue, Festac Town, shooting a Police Corporal, identified simply as Levi, for attempting to save a Lebanese from being kidnapped.

The gunmen, reportedly stormed the at about 9.30 pm and made straight for where the owner, a Lebanese, was.

During the scuffle between the kidnappers and Lebanese, the Police Corporal said to have been deplored to the eatery, suspected danger and intervened. But he was taken by surprise as one of the kidnappers reportedly opened fire on him.

During the shooting spree, the Lebanese was said to have managed to escape.

Although an unconfirmed report said the Corporal died on the spot, with his riffle taken away by the kidnappers.

Effort to get the reaction of the Lagos State Police Public Relations officer, Ngozi Braide as she was said to be conducting an interview when Vanguard called her line.

But Police sources at Area ‘E’ simply confirmed that there was shooting at First avenue but could not state whether any arrest was made.

Courtesy Vanguard

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