30 March 2016, Lagos – Many motorists were held up in traffic jam on Wednesday as demonstrators blocked the main entrance into the Arepo Community to protest against the alleged killing of three men by naval officers safeguarding the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation pipelines.
Residents protest as Naval officers kill three in Arepo
The three men were said to have been abducted on Sunday evening at a beer parlour in Arepo by the naval officers, before their corpses were found in Voera Estate, Arepo on Wednesday.
A source said the naval officers stormed the beer parlour and arrested the men around 8pm.
He said, “The naval officers wanted to kill them there, but another person suggested that they should take them somewhere else. They took them to Voera where they eventually executed them. After killing them, they took their phones to their friends and said they had killed them.”
The PUNCH saw the bloated corpses of the three men on Wednesday during a visit.