Police arrest 26 murder suspects in Lagos

Nigeria Police Officers
FILE PHOTO: Nigeria Police Officers

The Lagos State Police Command on Monday said it had arrested 26 suspects in connection with the murder of a 25-year old man, Sikiru ‎Ogboye.

The commands’ Public Relations Officer, Kenneth Nwosu, told journalists in Lagos that Mr. Ogboye was killed on November 9 while reportedly monitoring the collection of Permanent Voters Card in Ibeju-Lekki area of the state.

The deceased was said to be monitoring the process in the area on behalf of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

“Ogboye was killed in a suspected clash between supporters of different political parties.

“One pump action gun and a live cartridge were recovered,” he said.

Mr. Nwosu also said investigation is ongoing, adding that the political parties involved in the clash would be known after the process was concluded.


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