Just In:Unknown Gunmen Kill Mopol In Lagos

A yet to be identified Mopol attached to one of the new generation Bank in Coker Aguda, Surulere area of Lagos has been killed by unknown gunmen.

The incident which occurred this afternoon around cassette bus stop thrown the entire area into confusion as businesses were forced to close.

The Bank in which the late Mopol is providing security is on Enitan Street in the area.

A reliable source said the Police officer was returning to the Bank when the gunmen in Marwa suddenly appeared and shot him in the neck at close range.

The victim who was first taken to Randle General Hospital was turned back before he was later rushed to LUTH in Idi Araba where he was confirmed dead.

The motive behind the brutal attack and killing of the Mopol is yet to be ascertained but it was reported that the gunmen made away with his Ak 47 assorted rifle.

Residents of Coker Aguda have in the meantime appealed to the police not to only beef up security in the area but ensure that those behind the heinous act are brought to book.

Some community leaders in the area also expressed worry over the rifle of the victim now in custody of the unknown gunmen.

Authorities in Coker Aguda LCDA is yet to make official comment on the sad incident.

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