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Nigerian Junior Tennis Champ’s Mother allegedly killed by Mobile Police

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AngelThe Vanguard Newspaper broke this story early today,

The Nigerian tennis family was yesterday thrown into uncontrollable mourning after an official of the Mobile Police Force (MOPOL) allegedly shot dead the mother of teenage tennis star, Angel Macleod.

According to unconfirmed reports, Macleod’s mother, was reportedly killed by a bullet that emanated from the unnamed Mopol, who we learnt was engaged in a slight altercation with the deceased at a Lagos hotel.

It was alleged from a source that the Mopol, who was guarding the hotel premises, had hit the deceased, who reportedly hit him back with an object and irked by the retaliation, he subsequently fired a shot from his gun, which eyewitnesses said resulted in the death of Macleod’s mother.

It was learnt that Macleod is in a state of shock as her deceased mother was her all in all, catering to her every needs.

The 14 year old daughter of the deceased is one of Nigeria’s brightest young tennis stars. As at March 2015, she was the National Junior Tennis champion.

17 Comments

  1. Ada Nnewi

    October 27, 2015 at 7:09 pm

    I saw this news and was speechless… Most Nigerian Policemen should not be armed!… this girl is so pretty if she’s not adopted by well meaning people a lot of wolves will just alter her destiny…

  2. Tot

    October 27, 2015 at 7:14 pm

    I hope that guy has been arrested. Nigerian Police = uselessssss bunch of mofos

  3. ATL's finest

    October 27, 2015 at 7:14 pm

    Oh NO??????! I can’t question God but I know he just gained an Angel & she will definitely be watching over her Lil’ girl. She’s a Champion & she will pull through. Once just have to be careful these days..I pray the lord comfort her fam.. Only 14yrs of age :((( *sob sob*

  4. Sadia

    October 27, 2015 at 7:15 pm

    This is enough to make a person cry….what has Nigeria turned to? What kind of incident is this? Policemen are now more nuisances than the criminals.where would this promising girl start from?we can open our mouths and protest against i am cait and i am jazz but nigerians would you stand up and speak against such injustice like this,would you?? This is not to be heard at a time like this.policemen have reduced themselves to this level???? This is heartbreaking

  5. Absolute BS!!!

    October 27, 2015 at 7:22 pm

    F- the police! Why are they still around! WTF do they actually do? Please, somebody tell me! WTF DO THEY ACTUALLY DO FO THE COUNTRY?

  6. Lord have Mercy!! WOOOO

    October 27, 2015 at 7:31 pm

    Oh Lord!! what a shame… this is ridiculous.. RIP Dear mother.

  7. Ocean Beauty

    October 27, 2015 at 9:11 pm

    Sad. The Nigerian tennis family mourns. I fear for the daughter’s future.
    RIP Beauty.

  8. J.J

    October 27, 2015 at 10:44 pm

    Some Nigeria police men and women are so stupid. When they see armed robbers, they will run away but when the see innocent people they will have power. Now what these stupid police men are doing is that when they see a man well dressed, they will stop you and start asking you unnecessary questions, what do you do?….where do you live?….How do you get money to buy this expensive Jewelries, cloths, shoes and even Car. Before you know it, they will tag you armed robber or 419. If you don”t comply by giving them money, your are gone because they will tag you a thief or 419. Please Government should do something about this hungry police men and women. They have killed alot of innocent people.

  9. The real D

    October 27, 2015 at 10:58 pm

    Ah! When people complain that our policemen and women are not armed enough, I wonder why we need to arm them anymore. Most of these people don’t fight crime. They are the first to hightail it out of crime scene (Robbery). All they use their weapons for is to harass innocent citizens. It is Nigeria, I don’t expect much to come of this. Even if this one is fired. Do you know how many innocent citizens have lost their lives that never made it to the news? The danfo drivers and conductors? Why do you think he had the guts to just take the poor woman’s life.? The article about recent attacks in Lagos yesterday addressed the dire security issue in Nigeria, when we need protection from those that are supposed to be doing the protection. what is the point of have some lame phone numbers to call, so they can come and finish what the robbers started???

  10. emma

    October 28, 2015 at 1:11 am

    The whole Nigerian police force needs to be revamped, in fact the WHOLE of Nigeria needs to be revamped. If i start now i won’t finish typing this night. I feel so sorry for the girl, and the people involved need to be seriously dealt with.

  11. Ides of March

    October 28, 2015 at 3:05 am

    A ci ubansu!

  12. StraightFromLasgidi

    October 28, 2015 at 8:23 am

    This is so sad, human life just snuffed out due to carelessness, negligence and stupidity of our so called fucked up police force. Has the police officer of mopol or scumbag who did this been caught and brought to face the music or probably this would be one of those cases where it just gets swept under the carpet.

    My condolences to the family

  13. OD

    October 28, 2015 at 8:47 am

    This is quite unfortunate. One advise for people. Please never exchange words or claim right with somebody who is armed, this is because out of annoyance anything can happen. If we insult the police from today till tomorrow it will not bring the dead back. Let us all be very careful. Rest in Peace, so sad.

  14. Benson Ossai

    October 28, 2015 at 8:47 am

    Empty heads.Certainly they need training on Anger management and how to behave in a civil way.They need to respect the citizens.

  15. Spirit

    October 28, 2015 at 10:36 am

    She will need a lot of guidance and support. As other commenters have remarked, the main issue now is for somebody who is genuinely interested in her well-being to step in.

  16. oyinlomo quadre

    October 28, 2015 at 11:00 am

    sobs. i am so sorry angel

  17. Annette

    October 30, 2015 at 4:46 pm

    angel! i feel so bad for you, plz take heart God is in control…..We the teens of RCCG Dubai are morning the lost of ur mom, we all love u and miss u, hope u come back…

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