Police officer on the run after shooting woman on the mouth in Nigeria

A police officer reportedly shot a woman on the mouth in Nigeria.

Events that led to the shooting have yet to be disclosed.

Online reports said the officer immediately fled the scene and remains on the run at the time of this report.

The shooting comes at a time of outcry against police brutality and a call for the disbandment of the Special Anti Robbery Squad across the country.

SARS has come under recent controversy for being linked to numerous acts of extortion, torture, framing and blackmailing since 2012.