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Mosurat Ojuade; A Teenager Who Was Shot Dead By A Trigger Happy Policeman In Front Of Her Home

I was moved to tears when I learnt about the story of miss Mosurat Ojuade, a 18-year-old girl who was shot dead by a trigger happy police officer in front of her home. It hurts because, this is not the first time young ones are dying in the hands of trigger happy police officers in this country."Mosurat Ojuade |Peoples Gazette|"

The young girl was killed during a police raid in her neighborhood in Surulere, Lagos. Per a witness account, she and her elder sister ran into their compound for safety during the raid. But just as her mother was about closing the gate, the trigger happy Policeman shot into their gate and she was hit by the bullet.

She was immediately rushed to the hospital for treatment but she died on the way. Before her death, Mosurat was awaiting university admission having scored an impressive 236 marks in her jamb exams."Lagos CP, Hakeem Odumosu |PM News|"

At the time of writing this report, the policeman who shot her have been arrested and is currently in detention. The Lagos state police commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu had also instructed that he should be sacked and charged to Court to face his crimes.

The kind of things we see everyday in this country makes us wonder which direction we are actually heading to. Things are getting out of hand, cost of living is becoming too unbearable, insecurity everywhere and even the Security Operatives who are supposed to be the ones protection the citizens are now adding to their problems.

I can imagine the pain the family will be going through at the moment; losing a loved one to the cruel hands of death in such circumstances is not something one can easily get over.

May her soul rest in peace. Also, this should serve as a warning to all Security Operatives to be careful whenever they are outside carrying out their duties. This incident would have been prevented if the police officer was careful with his gun. It is wrong for a police officer to shoot at an unarmed civilian when he can easily effect an arrest if he thinks something is off.

Now, another beautiful soul is gone, thanks to a trigger happy police officer.

What kind of punishment do you think the police officer deserves? Kindly click on the comments section and share your views with us.

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