Sad! 18-Years Old, Monsurat Ojuade Shot Dead By Police During Raid In Lagos
On Friday night, police officers from the Panti Division allegedly shot and killed an 18-year-old lady, Monsurat Ojuade, during a raid in Surulere, Lagos.
Miss Ojuade, a fashion designer, was shot inside their compound in Mogaji, Surulere, one month after her 18th birthday, according to Oluwatosin Ojuade, the deceased’s elder sister, on Sunday.
Residents gathered in circles to discuss the incident, which shocked her parents and three siblings.
The deceased, according to her elder sister, was about to lock her mother’s shop outside the compound when she noticed people fleeing.
“She ran inside the compound with my other sibling, Laide; my mother was washing clothes when they ran in,” she said.
“My mother tried to shut the gate but a policeman was dragging it with her, then she heard the gunshot, she didn’t even know that it had hit someone. She opened the gate to know who shot the bullet and she said she saw the policeman going, she saw the back view.
“Immediately the gunshot hit her on the leg, she (Monsurat) shouted, so my immediate younger sister (Laide) held her and ran back to my mummy that Monsurat has been hit, there was blood on the ground. The bullet passed through her two thighs,” she said.
According to a witness, Adepiti Adewunmi, the deceased with her mother, a petty trader, and another sibling, Laide, were running for safety when the incident happened.
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