The police inspector, Monday, Gabriel, has been arraigned in Lagos High Court on charges of murdering his colleague, Sergeant Felix Okago.
The man appeared in court on Tuesday, June 1, on a charge of murder.
The prosecutor, led by L.S. Sani, said Gabriel shot the victim dead on May 31, 2020, adding that the case was a punishment under Section 222 of the Lagos State Criminal Law, 2015.
The case reads, “That you, on Monday Gabriel, May 13, 2020 or at about 4.30 am at the FIRS Head Office, Awolowo Way, Ikoyi, Lagos District, have illegally killed Sergeant Felix by shooting him with a gun. guns. ”
Defendant has pleaded not guilty.
Judge Sherifat Sonaike adjourned the case to October 26.
The accused, on the day of the tragedy, opened fire on his colleagues, after a disagreement between them led to Okago’s death and others escaped unharmed.
Trying to flee, the officer grabbed the bakkie and headed for the third bridge, where he fired shots. He was later arrested by Bariga police.
It was also collected that more than 30 bullets were fired by the officer.
“On 31/5/2020 around 0430 hours, Area A Command received a tragic call that Inspector Monday Gabriel from No 21 Police Mobile Force Squadron Abuja, who was on a special mission at the Ikoyi Lagos Government Center, was shocked and started firing. certain, “the Lagos State Police Command said in a statement.
“One of the Sergeants Felix Okago, who worked with the Inspector, died of his injuries and others survived. Trying to flee, he grabbed a patrol van and headed for the third bridge, shooting himself in the head.
“He was apprehended by Bariga police officers near Akoka, who was pulled out of a firearm and handcuffed.