Metro Police

Police brutalise, detain Lagos officials during enforcement

Police brutalise, detain Lagos officials during enforcement

Some riot policemen serving as security operatives on the site of an ongoing building construction on Olumide Madariola Street, Sea Side Estate, Badore Ajah, Lagos, have allegedly attacked a team of the Lagos State Building Control Agency. The PUNCH was told that personal effects of the officials, who were on an official assignment, were also…

Bauchi hotel patrons beat guard to death, missing phone found

Bauchi hotel patrons beat guard to death, missing phone found

A 23-year-old security guard, Sunday Ezra, has reportedly been beaten to death by yet to-be-identified persons at the New Trafford Hotel and Suites in the Gwallameji area of Bauchi metropolis.  PUNCH Metro learnt that the incident occurred around 2am on Monday when residents of the area descended on the deceased and beat him until he…

Man sets sister ablaze for disrespecting mother

Man sets sister ablaze for disrespecting mother

The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of one Chima for allegedly setting ablaze his elder sister, identified simply as Victoria, at their place of residence by the CAC bus stop in the Okokomaiko area of Ojo. PUNCH Metro gathered that the siblings were assisting their mother, who was cooking in the kitchen,…

Gunmen abduct Army captain, 3 others in Ondo, demand N20m ransom

Gunmen abduct Army captain, 3 others in Ondo, demand N20m ransom

Akure—AN Army captain and three others were reportedly abducted by suspected herdsmen along Auga/Akunnu highway in Akoko North-East council area of Ondo State. Reports had it that the abductors had demanded N20 million ransom from the families of the victims before their release. Vanguard gathered that the army officer identified as D. Gana was on…

Serious tension in Delta community as policeman kills soldier

Serious tension in Delta community as policeman kills soldier

By Chancel Sunday, Bomadi There is pandemonium in Bomadi, headquarters of Bomadi council area of Delta state, as a soldier, attached to the Joint Task Force, JTF, Bomadi Division, Thursday, was shot dead by a policeman attached to SARS. Though the soldier’s identity has not been known as at the time of filing in this…

Imo community strips policeman over alleged homosexuality

Imo community strips policeman over alleged homosexuality

A police constable, Chibuike Ukazu, was on Tuesday stripped naked by the residents of Umueze community in the Orlu Local Government Area of Imo State for allegedly indulging in homosexual acts. The policeman and his partner were said to have been caught in the act and were taken to the house of the traditional ruler…

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