The officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have taken to their heels after a boy they were allegedly pursuing drowned at a canal in Lagos State.
It was gathered from some eye witnesses that the officials came to arrest a man selling ‘schoochies’ and ‘monkey tail,’ three boys who were at the man’s shop, saw them and took to their heels.
The boys jumped into the canal in Amuwo-Odofin, Festac waterside, Lagos State, two of the boys were rescued alive while the third died.
“They had to release the man they came to arrest, for him to rescue the boys and some people came to assist him but unfortunately this particular boy passed out.
Out of anger, the youth attacked the NDLEA officers, who resorted to shooting. A boy ended up being shot and has been taken to the police station, Festac division,” a source said.