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Police Nab Two For Alleged Murder Of APC Chieftain, Investigation Begins

Posted: Jul 22, 2015 at 8:08 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

The Homicide Section of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested two suspects as it commenced investigation into the killing of an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Salawe Daramola.

The command’s spokesman, Kenneth Nwosu, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) confirmed the arrest in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos.

Nwosu, who did not mention if the two suspects were politicians, however, said they were arrested during the Sallah celebration in different parts of the state.

He said that the suspects had been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) for investigation.

It had been reported that two gunmen who came on a motorcycle on Thursday evening shot dead Daramola, a chieftain of APC in Ward B in Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area.

It was learnt that the assailants stormed the deceased’s residence at K Close, 3rd Avenue, FESTAC Town and shot him at close range three times.

The suspects were said to have arrived the place at about 5.30 p.m. to perpetrate the dastardly act.

Nwosu said the suspects were first interrogated by the Area E Commander, ACP Frank Mba to ascertain their level of involvement, and from there they were allegedly indicted before being taken to SCID.