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The Lagos State Police Command has arrested Sergeant Eze Aiwansone, who allegedly shot his girlfriend, Joy Eze, in the mouth at Salvation bus stop in the Ikeja area of the state.
PUNCH Metro had reported that footage of the incident, which trended online, showed the victim in pain as some good Samaritans rushed her to hospital for treatment.
The lady’s cheek was torn due to the impact of the bullet which pierced her mouth.
Eze was said to have fled after perpetrating the crime.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, confirmed his arrest.
Adejobi said, “The Lagos State Police Command has arrested the fleeing Sgt Eze Aiwansone, attached to the Special Protection Unit, Base 16, Ikeja, for the shooting of his girlfriend, Joy Eze.
The incident occurred on October 8, 2020, at Opebi, Ikeja, Lagos State. The suspect, who had been on the run, was arrested by his elder brother who is an inspector of police in Lagos State and handed over to the command.