Thunder Strike And Killed Family Of Three In Benue
Tragedy hits Benue community as a family of three were killed by thunder strike on Saturday night in Tarau Gwer local government area in Benue state.
According to report we learnt that the family died on the spot after the thatch house they were sleeping in was struck by a thunder following a heavy rainfall on Saturday.
It was further learnt that the family which comprises a man, his wife and their five (5) year old son died in the incident which has thrown the entire community into mourning.
According to an eyewitness identified as Peter Kembe, the incident is the first of its kind in the village.
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The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command has ordered the arrest of the Divisional Police Officer in-charge of Ilemba Hausa Division in Lagos, following allegation that he allegedly shot one of the policemen in the division to death.
Though there were different accounts as to how the deceased cop, Sergeant Onalaja Onajide, who was the Station Guard was shot dead right in front of the division, on May 10, 2020.
An account said that late Onajide who had eight holes of pellets wounds in his chest was shot by unknown person.
But the CP, according to the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Elkana Bala, had ordered the transfer of the case to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba for discreet investigation.
This decision, “ followed the reports received by the Command alleging the Divisional Police Officer Ilemba Hausa, CSP Yahaya Mohammed Adeshina,
of shooting the Sergeant while dispersing crowd that gathered in front of the Station. The DPO is arrested and detained at the State CID for investigation.