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Abule Egba Boils As Customs Shot Dead Rice Smuggler

There was disorder in Abule Egba territory of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Wednesday morning following the killing of a rice runner by presumed Customs officers.

Adventure Gist accumulated that traditions officers had pursued the rice dealer to Abule Egba in the early hours of Wednesday before shooting him dead and fled.

Police source said the body of the perished was seen lying on the ground toward the beginning of today while packs of rice that were snuck were seen inside the danfo transport, with enlistment number Lagos/RKY/1953506.

Stains of blood was seen on the body of the transport and a few packs of rice.


  • Incensed young people consumed tires and obstructed the express street in challenge over the murdering and the refusal of the police in the territory that the dead body ought not be cleared from the scene facilitate fuelled the emergency. 


Authorities of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS and taskforce authorities were immediately drafted to the zone to subdue the mob while Armored Personnel Carrier, APC was likewise conveyed.

As at the beginning of today, drivers dodged the Abule Egba pivot, while the individuals who challenged, were compelled to turn back as hooligans were on frenzy.

Individuals were seen running helter and skelter to abstain from being gotten in the emergency.

It took the intercession of the RRS, drove by their leader, Tunji Disu, the taskforce, police from Oke Odo Police Station and others to reestablish commonality to the zone. Likewise on ground were the Fire Service and the Lagos State Neighborhood Safety Corp, LSNSC.

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