SUSPECTED HOODLUMS ATTACK POLICEMEN ON DUTY,ONE INJURED, SUV VANDALISED.
Reports indicate the Policemen effected an arrest somewhere in Ibeju,Lekki on Wednesday July 27th.
The youths in the area got wind of this and mobilized to rescue the suspect,they arrived late and missed the policemen.
On their way back, they sighted two armed policemen guarding a company. The irate youths, numbering over two hundred then decided to descend on the policemen, pelting them with stones and destroyed a Lexus SUV within.
When it became apparent that the mob was hell-bent on lynching the policemen, the policemen justifiably used their firearm. One of the attackers was hit; and is currently responding to treatment in the hospital.
The policemen were able to protect themselves and prevent further wanton destruction.
Normalcy has returned to the area and an investigation has commenced to arrest other fleeing attackers,after which they will be prosecuted.