Army sergeant shoots police inspector

Army sergeant shoots police inspector dead in a little town in Nigeria.

John Ocheme, an Army sergeant, is being investigated for allegedly shooting and killing police inspector Inah Ubi last Wednesday.

According to The Nation, late Ubi was assigned to the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), CMS Jetty, Lagos Island, and was allegedly murdered by Ocheme near the premises of a dredging company, Batare Nigeria Ltd, in the Sangotedo area of Ajah, Lagos State.

According to an eyewitnesses, as the NIWA team approached the shore, they were spotted by people suspected of illegal dredging. The suspects fled, leaving some of their equipment behind. Inah pursued them and apprehended one of them, who was protected by the soldiers.

The source said one of the soldiers accosted the NIWA team, who identified themselves. While they were explaining their mission to him, they heard several gunshots from the direction Ubi went and found him on the ground near the other soldier.

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