The name of the police officer guilty for the death of an 18-year-old admission applicant, Monsurat Ojuade, has been revealed by the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu.
On Monday, Odumosu stated this during a condolence visit to the late Monsurat Ojuade’s family.
On September 11, Ojuade was killed when she was hit by a stray gunshot in Ijesha.
According to reports, the gunshot was fired by a police operative from the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, who was on the lookout for a robbery suspect.
The Commissioner of police had the company of members of the command’s management team and other senior officers during the visit.
Odumosu on behalf of the Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Usman and Force personnel in Lagos, commiserated with the Monsurat’s relatives and friends.
He expressed regret over the saddened incident which cost the teenager her life, he also prayed for the repose of the departed soul.
The Commissioner disclosed that the shot was fired by a police officer identified as Sgt. Samuel Phillips.
He added that the police officer is undergoing an orderly room trial and assured that justice would be done.