LASTMA Mourns Officer Killed by FSARS
Lagos State Transport Management Authority (LASTMA) mourns an officer of the agency, Adeyemo Rotimi, who was shot dead by an officer of the Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force earlier today in Iyana-Ipaja, Lagos.
According to eye witness, the LASTMA officer stopped the vehicle of the FSARS officer because he was plying the wrong way (one way), then the latter pull out a gun from his vehicle, pointed it at the former and pulled the trigger. The former died immediately while the latter was reportedly mobbed and beaten to death on the spot by road users.
LASTMA authority has confirmed the unfortunate incident between two public servants that led to the untimely death of both of them on the long run.
“We are deeply saddened to confirm the death of our gallant officer, Adeyemo Rotimi, who was murdered in cold blood by suspected FSARS operative while discharging his lawful duties at his point in Iyana Ipaja on the 28th of November, 2018.”