By Mateen Badru
The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Edgal Imohimi, on Thursday disclosed how three arrested Badoo suspects hypnotised and smashed their victims’ head whereas asleep.
Imohimi mentioned this whereas presenting the suspects to newsmen in Lagos.
He gave their names as; Chibuzo Igwe, Samuel Akaeze a.okay.a Samito, Gift Akaeze, Omotayo Abamoyegun and Fatai Adebayo, a herbalist who fortified the cultists earlier than occurring operation.
According to him, on Dec. 30, 2017 at about 2:30 a.m. the peace of Lagos was disturbed at Alajo Close, Obese, a suburb of Ikorodu, when three suspects invaded one late Shakiru Yekini’s compound the place he was killed alongside his spouse and his six-month outdated child injured.
“Abamoyegun normally sprays powder into the abode of their victims which makes them fall into deep sleep after which different members of the gang smash their head with grinding stone.
“Having licensed that they’re lifeless, the suspects use white handkerchiefs to wash their victims’ blood for ritual functions.
“Luck, nevertheless, ran out of them when one of many victims raised alarm and the vigilante males on obligation alerted policemen who shortly cordoned off the realm.
“Chibuzor Igwe was arrested on the scene and he made startling revelation which led to the arrest of Abamoyegun and Akaeze.
“Please word grinding stone used to smash the victims’ head, smeared with blood was recovered on the homicide scene and brought to the lab for forensic evaluation to again up our proof in court docket.
“One Gift Akaeze, spouse to one of many suspects, Samuel, was arrested for allegedly supplying data to the suspects on the place to strike.
“Abamoyegun additionally normally takes the suspects to 1 Fatai Adebayo, an herbalist, who specialises in fortifying the suspects and blessing their stone earlier than operation.
“The herbalist has been arrested and his shrine in Ijebu Imosan had been destroyed in an operation which I led,’’ he mentioned.
The commissioner mentioned that the battle in opposition to the suspected killers would proceed and that the police wouldn’t relent till all of the killers have been delivered to justice.
He furthered declared needed one Alaka Abayomi Kamal following a warrant of arrest issued by a Justice of the Peace court docket in Lagos.
Presented alongside the suspected killers have been automotive snatchers and drug peddlers arrested at Sunday Market, Ogba.
One Musiru Adeniyi was arrested with a grasp key whereas making an attempt to realize entry right into a automotive at Ogba.
Adeniyi’s arrest led to the arrest of two different drug peddlers who have been apprehended on Jan. three with 18kg of gear suspected to be Indian hemp and 300 wraps of gear suspected to be cocaine.
In one other growth, one Taofeeq Olawale was arrested as a suspected armed robber on Dec. 30, 2017 following which a pistol, double barrel gun, a pump motion gun and 13 dwell cartridges have been recovered.
One Sunday Issa was additionally paraded for forcefully dispossessing one Omoruyi Endurance of property price N7 million.