Men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have reportedly shot dead an innocent man during a raid on a suspected Indian hemp joint in Ilupeju, Lagos this morning.
It was learnt that the incident happened about 9am.
The elderly victim, identified simply as Francis, is said to be a popular cleaner, who helped in cleaning majority of the compounds in the neighbourhood.
Eyewitnesses said the SARS officers started shooting sporadically the moment they arrived at joint located on Ajisegiri street.
It was learnt that the victim was hit by a stray bullet while he was busy cleaning a compound nearby.