Two fake soldiers have been arrested in connection with the murder of a Police Sergeant in Ilemba Hausa.
The Lagos Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, in a statement issued to newsmen, stated that detectives from Ilemba Hausa Police Station arrested one Kehinde Elijah “m” 45 years old of Ibiyeye Street, Whitehouse Bus Stop Okokomaiko On 16/05/2020 at about 1500 hours.
Bala noted that he is among three suspects on Police wanted list for violent crimes, adding that four pairs of military fatigues were recovered from his house.
The PRO said that he claimed to have deserted the military in 2015 when he was deployed to the North east to fight insurgency, adding that he has been in Ojo area since then, where he has been terrorizing members of the public.
The Command’s image maker said that they were arrested in respect of the shooting and killing of Police Sergeant Onalaja Onajide attached to Ilemba Hausa Division.
While narrating the incident, He said that the shooting incident happened on 10/5/2020 at about 2140hours, when unknown gunmen fired gunshots at the Divisional Police Officer, Ilemba Hausa and the Station Guard, Sergeant Onalaja Onajide.
Bala noted that the DPO survived the gunshots but the Station Guard died from the pellets wound, stating that Investigation led to the arrest of the two.
He emphasized that the first suspect was earlier at the Station to solicit the release of his motorcycle which was impounded by the Police for violating the ban on the use of commercial Motorcycles.
Elkana said that he decided to launch the deadly attack of the DPO’s refusal to release the motorcycle to him,
He noted that Investigation is ongoing, adding that the suspects will soon be charged to Court.Follow us on social media