Three suspects have been arrested in connection to the murder of Adeniyi Sanni, an aide to Senator Solomon Adeola also known as Yayi.
The three male suspects were paraded by the Lagos State Police Command on Monday.
Recall that the deceased’s body was found around Toyota Bus Stop on August 5 after he was killed by ‘fake security’ agents at a checkpoint in Ojodu Berger, on his way to his home in Isheri, Lagos
“He was later found dead with about five bullet holes in his back and three shells of expended ammunition by his body,” Police confirmed on August 6.
The development was confirmed at the command’s Headquarters in Ikeja, Lagos on Monday by the state Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa.
Owohunwa said, “Through painstaking intelligence and investigative activities which brought out the best in the capacity of Lagos Police Command, we have succeeded in arresting the syndicate of the robbery and murder. The three suspects directly involved in the robbery and murder were arrested with three firearms including the killer’s weapon were recovered.”
The command recovered one brand new pistol with three live ammunition, one Beretta pistol with three live ammunition, one locally made pistol with six live cartridges, six expended cartridges, military gear comprising a military camouflage vest, jungle hat, pistol hose and a red Honda CRV from the suspects.
The arrested suspects are Fred Azeez Okuno, 43-year-old Lagosian, Lucky Idudu Michael, 33-year-old from Delta State, and Adedigba Segun, 26-year-old from Ibadan, Oyo state.
Similarly, the Anambra State Police Command has announced the death of one of its officers, Anthony Ogbodo, who died in an accident that involved his motorcycle and a shuttle bus.
Ogbodo died on Saturday, according to a statement by the state Police Command’s spokesperson, Tochukwu Ikenga.
Ikenga said the driver of the shuttle bus who knocked down the officer had conveyed him to the hospital at Enugwu Ukwu before he gave up the ghost.
Ikenga said, “The driver has been arrested and taken into custody while the accident is being investigated. This is to debunk insinuations on social media attributing the death of the officer to different causes. The Command mourns the passage of the officer and wishes to condole his family and loved ones on his tragic demise.”
He added that the Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Aderemi Adeoye, had assured that justice would be speedily dispensed in the case.