By: Okosun Dennis
Six persons have been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for the shooting and killing of one Kayode Olorunroba, 35, on Friday at AVID Sharwama sports, Alagbado area of Lagos State.
The victim lives at No 3, Werewere Street, Alagbado, Lagos State and the incident was said to have occurred on 11th September, 2020
about 9.30pm when the deceased had an altercation at the spot with another customer, who is now at large.
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.
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.
Disclosing the death of the victim on in Lagos, the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi said, 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.
It was gathered that the suspects are already giving useful information that could 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.