of Lagos state police command specifically detectives from ilemba Hausa Police
Division in a settlement in Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos state have arrested
one Kehinde Elijah, a 45-year-old residence of Ibiyeye Street within Whitehouse
bus-stop at okokomaiko.
coming from the Lagos State Police Public Relation officer, Dsp Bala Elkana
said the suspect has been on the wanted list of the police as a result of their fervent
engagements in violent crimes.
four pairs of military fatigues were recovered in his house, adding that the
suspect claim to have disserted the military in 2015 when deployed to the northeast
to fight insurgency.
has been in Ojo area since then, where has been terrorising members of the
public as the second suspect identified as Ezeh Frank Joseph was equally arrested in his apartment at imude Pako Area, along
Era road within Ajangbadi.
said the second suspects equally claimed to have disserted the military training
adding that both suspects were arrested in respect of the shooting and killing
of a police sergeant onalaja onajide attached to ilemba Hausa police division.
the shooting incident that took the life the policeman happened on 10-05-2020
when unknown gunmen fired a gunshot at the division police officer, ilemba and
its station guard while the Divisional police officer survived the gunshot, sergeant
onajide did not make it as a result of those
pallet of bullets wounds.
Elkana said an investigation led to the arrest of the duo, adding that the first suspects were 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 motorcycles, not happy with the Divisional police officer’s
refusal to release the motorcycle to him, he decided to launch the deadly
is ongoing as suspects will be charged to court, the statement read!
Meanwhile, command also arrested a fifty-year-old man for raping and defiling his daughter
for eight years at ikotun.
put further the fifty-year-old whose residence is located at Kajola Street
within ikotun axis is committing incent with their 19-year old daughter which
as justification, prompted one 45-year-old woman to report the matter at ikotun
start when the woman noticed some strange behaviours from her daughter and
decided to find out why the sudden disrespect towards her father
the survival opened up to her mother that her father started having sexual
intercourse with her when she was eleven-year-old.
he often threatens violence whenever she resists him adding that the father
instilled so much fear in her that she finds it difficult to report to anybody as
the suspect was arrested by detectives from the family support unit
suspect has confessed to the commission of the crime after thorough
investigation into the case as suspects
was on 11th, 5, 2020 charged
to chief magistrate court on five count
charges of incenting, rape, sexual harassment, defilement and sexual assault
adding that the suspect was remanded in police custody while the case is adjourned
to 15-06-2020 for further hearing.