Raheem Omobolanle: Cause of Death & Police Investigation

Raheem Ombolanle

Raheem Omobolanle was sent to an early grave on Christmas day, 25 December 2022 who shot by a police officer attached to Ajiwe Police Station, Lagos state.

Omobolanle is a renowned Lagos lawyer who was shot by a Police officer at Ajiwe Police station barely 14 days after the same shooting at the same police station in Lagos.

The death of Raheem Omobolance has brought grief and frustration to many Nigerians over the senseless by a police officer on Christmas Day in Lagos. The avoidable tragedy, which cost a family a beloved member and our country a diligent legal professional, underscores, yet again.

Police Investigation

The Nigeria Police has launched an intensive investigation into the incident as ordered by the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba.

The statement read in part;

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc(+), NPM, NEAPS, fdc, CFR, has condemned the shooting and killing of Mrs Omobolanle Raheem, a lawyer who was allegedly shot and killed by a Policeman attached to Ajiwe Police Station, Ajah, Lagos State.

The IGP, who described the incident as unfortunate and sad, has ordered speedy investigation and prosecution of the officers responsible for the ugly and unprofessional act, which doesn't portray the Nigeria Police Standard Operating Procedure and core values.

In the same vein, the IGP commiserates with the family,  friends, and colleagues of the deceased as he prays for the repose of her soul. He further assures the general public of justice in the case while he warns officers and men of the Force to be professional and people-oriented in the discharge of their duties and operate within the ambit of the law, as the Force's leadership will not condone any inappropriate or unprofessional acts.

Force Public Relations Officer 
Force Headquarters,
December 26, 2g22.

FOB News 


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