It was reported across blogs in Nigeria today that a certain man was shot innocently by SARS officials after being mistaken as a criminal,
The said incident happened at Ojota yesterday evening, however, fresh details have emerged on the said case stating that the young man is not dead.
According to the ACP;
‘man on ground in a viral video “SARS operatives shoot man wrongly labeled a fraudster in Chinese town, Ojota, Lagos.” is not dead, he is alive and was never shot at.
He is asthmatic, had an asthma attack during contact with a police patrol team (not SARS) & was revived. He is now in stable condition.
The 2 officers involved have been identified (attached to Area Commander Ogudu & not SARS Operative). Investigation ongoing #PCRRU201853 to determine if any form of excessive force triggered the asthma attack. Witnesses should pls contact DPO Ogudu.’