Crime

Police arrest murder suspect on their wanted list

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Ayodeji Dedeigbo and Edwin Eriye

One Kehinde Bakare, 23, a prime suspect in connection with the murder of one Samuel Ladejo, male, was arrested today at Obalende area of Lagos State as one locally made pistol with two live cartridges were recovered from him.

The Force Public Relations Officer, DSP Bana Elkana, explained that on the 10th day of January, 2019, one Bisi Komolafe, a female assistant manager of famous hotel situated at No. 36 Obalende Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, reported at the station that one of their staff by name: Samuel Ladejo, left the hotel to attend a party along Obalende road, Ikoyi, where he was stabbed in the chest by some boys who are now at large. Samuel, who was later rushed down to general hospital for treatment later gave up the ghost.

DSP Bala, speaking further, confirmed that one Umukoro Otege was earlier arrested in connection with the crime and charged to court.

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