Son of a traditional ruler has been arrested in connection with the murder of one Comrade Oshin Aderigbigbe, Public Relations Officer, Joint Campus Committee (JCC), National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) in Lagos.
At the weekend, it was reported at Okokomaiko Police Station that Comrade Aderibingbe was stabbed by three young men who dispossessed him of his he handset and laptop. He was rushed to the hospital but he eventually gave up the ghost. The leader of the hoodlums who allegedly attacked him was later discovered to be Ahmed (a.k.a Kawu ) of Okoko was arrested.
The Lagos State police public relations officer ( PPRO) DSP Bala Elkana said the suspect has confessed to having committed the Crime along with two of his friends who are now at large.
He said: ” The said Bashiru Ahmed who is the son of a popular traditional ruler in Okoko, is a notorious criminal who was charged to Court on several occasions by the Police for sundry offences. He returned from prison six months ago and has been on the watchlist the Police”.
DSP Elkana said the police have declared manhunt for other members of the gang.
He said in another development on Saturday another man was stabbed to death about 2.45pm in area of Lagos.
He said: ” Dopemu police station received a distress call that some persons engaged themselves in a fight at a drinking joint along Ogunbaniyi Street Agege. A team of Policemen from Dopemu police station was drafted to the scene to restore order. A preliminary investigation carried out revealed that one Bukola Oluwaseun, 37, of Adeyola Street Dopemu was stabbed in the neck with a bottle by Isiah, 42. The victim died on the way to the hospital and his corpse was deposited at the Mortuary for post mortem examination. The suspect was arrested by the Police. The investigation is ongoing”.
He said the Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu has ordered the immediate transfer of the cases to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti for discreet investigation.
According to him, detectives have spread their tentacles on the trace of the remaining two suspects who were fingered in the murder who is on the run.