BREAKING: Lagos State Police Command Arrested a DPO and Inspector Over Murder Case.(read more)
CSP Yahaya Adeshina who is the Divisional Police Officer of Ilemba Hausa in Ojo Local Government and Inspector Charles Okoro have been arrested by Lagos State Police Command over murder of two persons
According to the statement which was signed on Thursday by DSP Bala Elkana who is the Lagos State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer.
On the Inspector
DSP Elkana said that Inspector Okoro who was attached to the Ikotun Division, was arrested for allegedly shooting and killing a 28-year-old cleric whose was identified as Fatai Oladipupo, at Igando in Ikotun, Lagos while CSP Yahaya Adeshina was arrested for killing his colleague, Sergeant Onalaja Onajide, while dispersing crowds that gathered in front of the station.
DSP Bala Elkana said that the inspector was arrested because of his connection with the deadly shooting incident that was reported on 20th May and that the inspector has been subjected to internal disciplinary procedure which is known as Orderly Room Trial at the State Police Command’s Provost Department.
Elkana said that if he is found guilty that he will be handed over to the State Criminal Investigation Department in Yaba for prosecution in a conventional court.
He added that investigation is on going as to unravel the circumstances surrounding the shooting incident
He however noted that Mr Hakeem Odumosu who is the Commissioner of Police has commiserated with the families of the deceased and called for calmness.
On the DPO he said:
The DPO was arrested as a result of the reports which was received by the Command alleging that the Divisional Police Officer Ilemba Hausa, CSP Yahaya Mohammed Adeshina shot the Sergeant in the process of dispersing crowds that gathered in front of the Station.
He said the DPO has been arrested and detained at the State CID for investigation purpose.
He sated that his rifle was retrieved for forensic examination and that the Command has ordered that autopsy be carried out on the deceased person.
He assured the public that justice will be served.