Chaos As Police and Navy Clash In Lagos

Chaos As Police and Navy Clash In Lagos
There was pandemonium yesterday at the Ijora Badia axis of Lagos state as some police operatives from the Area B division clashed with some Naval Officers.

The clash was said to have been caused by a disagreement over the control of the movement of tankers.

Both forces had been dispatched to the area due to the indiscriminate parking and movement of tankers on that axis in a bid to restore order.

Though no life was lost in the clash, there were indiscriminate gunshots from both forces as the argument degenerated into a fight, leaving two policemen injured.

Eyewitnesses say the issue began when a Naval officer led a tanker driver from Western Avenue towards Apapa. The tanker driver was stopped by the Police who wanted to know why he beat the organized queue. An argument ensued, followed by a fight with re-enforcement from other Naval officers who came in a van.

The police were said to have retreated and reported the issue to the Area Commander.


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