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  • Crime - Crime
  • Updated: Sep 14, 2020

Police Arrest Six Connected To Murder Of 35-Year-Old Kayode Olorunroba

Police Arrest Six Connected To Murder Of 35-Year-Old Kayode

The Nigerian Police Force, Lagos command has arrested six suspects in connection to the murder of a 35-year-old man, Kayode Olorunroba.

Speaking to journalists on Monday, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi said the deceased was shot dead at AVID Sharwama spot, Alagbado area of Lagos State on Friday, September 11.

He said "The incident occurred on at about 9.30 pm when the deceased had an altercation at the spot with another customer, who is now at large.

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"After the shooting, Kayode's friend and witness, one Okikiola Kazeem, who had earlier called him (Kayode) to join him at the Sharwama spot refused to report the incident to the police, but rather took the deceased to a herbalist in Ogun State where they extracted the pellets. He later took Kayode to his brother's house at Ipaja Area, Lagos State, where he gave up the ghost.

"As a follow up to the incident, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, directed that police detectives be mobilized and hunt for the suspects who were linked to the killing.

"In the course of the investigation, the following were arrested: Chimezie Amaechi, the owner of the Sharwama Spot, Okikiola Kazeem, the deceased's friend and suspect, Olayinka Oyedokun, the Manager of AVID bar, Femi Victor, Taiwo Morokola, and Omole Wasiu; and these suspects are giving useful information that can assist the police in the investigation.

"Meanwhile, the CP Hakeem Odumosu has ordered the State CID, Panti, to take over the case for discreet investigation, while he reiterates his commitment to get Lagos State rid of crimes and criminality with the support of all and sundry in the state."

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