Tuesday 23 February 2016

Female corporal killed by hit and run driver in #Lagos } DailyPost

One Evelyn Ele-Amuta, a female corporal attached to X-Squad of the Lagos State Police Command, has been reportedly killed by a hit-and-run commercial bus driver.

The late corporal, a mother of one, was in company of the Officer in Charge, OC of the X-Squad at her duty post on Saturday in Ikorodu area of the state when the incident occurred, New Telegraph reports.

A police source said, “On their way to Ikeja, from Ikorodu, where they went for investigation, the deceased attempted to arrest the driver who disobeyed traffic regulation, when the driver suddenly reversed, ran over her and fled.

“The OC X-Squad quickly called for help. He took her to the nearest hospital.

“The doctors demanded for police report before they could treat her; this was despite the fact that the OC introduced himself as a police officer.

“Evelyn died shortly after,” the source said, adding that policemen attached to the State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, Panti, Yaba, Lagos State, have begun investigation.

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