A 20-year old sales girl identified simply as Lucy, was on Friday was
shot dead by policemen in the Apo area of Abuja.
The girl was hit in the chest by bullets fired into a photography shop
where she worked as a sales girl.
Three other people sustained gunshot injuries when policemen from the
FCT Police Command fired bullets indiscriminately in an attempt to
enforce the demolition order of the Abuja Metropolitan Management
The policemen had stormed the area around 7 am with officials of
Development Control Department, who had come to demolish illegal
But residents and indigenes, who felt that the government had no right
to demolish their houses when they were yet to be resettled, resisted