The
Lagos state police command said it has arrested four suspects at Bariga for allegedly
killing a 16-year-old house girl.

It
was learnt that one shade Moke; a 41-year-old housewife did conspire with three others on
29-02-2020 and allegedly killed one halimat sodiq, a 16-year-old house girl over
allegation of stealing.

In
a statement Made Available to Urban Express-News Online through the Lagos State
Police Public Relation officer, Dsp Bala Elkana said the victim is said to be a
house help to Shade Moke as she was alleged of stealing (N2000), Two thousand
Naira from her madam which she denied.


Elkana
said the woman  as identified as shade moke had to invite the remaining three suspects who tortured the girl
to death as they buried her secretly at Aton cemetery so as to conceal the
murder.

“The
four suspects were arrested, and during interrogation  denied the allegations as they however
admitted slapping the late halimat for denying that she stole the money  as they
claim the girl went into convulsion after drinking water and that she was taken
to three different hospitals before she eventually died.

The
spokesman said the suspects claimed the girl was buried by her parents and not
them, adding that the late Halimat’s parent was also contacted for their statement.

“The
commissioner of police Hakeem Odumosu has ordered the immediate transfer of the
case to the criminal investigation department with a location in Yaba for discreet investigation and diligent prosecution”.

“Suspects
will soon be charged to court” 


Also,
operatives did arrest sixteen miscreants in both itire and ikorodu after
acting on credible intelligence about the activities of some suspected cultist
at Ogunmuyiwa Street at itire.

The statement put further that after special task force on social miscreants  were deployed to the area ten suspects were
arrested in itire with name Ahmed Ajibosi, Qasim Gabriel, Rasheed Afolabi,
Terry Ebode, Ibe Ugochukwu, Yusuf Abubakar, 
Uche Ndubiuisi, Lateef Akintunde, Ojo Sunday,  and wale sodiq.

while in ikorodu, those that
were arrested are from Agric, specifically at Owutu.

Elkana
said a team of detectives led by the Divisional Police officer was able to arrest
six suspects which include Olusola shotola (33), 
Samuel Adebayo  (28), Umaru Ibrahim
(23), Ayo Idowu (30), Gbolahan Adeola (18), hammed Lukman (35).

The
spokesman said investigation is ongoing as suspects will be charged to court

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