Lagos - The Police in Lagos
on Wednesday said they had arrested nine more suspects in connection with the
murder of a four-year old boy in Ijaniki area of the State.
Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Patricia Amadin, made this
known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
Amadin said the suspects were arrested following a confessional statement by
the teenage suspect in police custody, adding that detectives were on the trail
of other fleeing suspects.
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She assured that the command would be thorough in its investigations to ensure
that only those culpable were prosecuted.
NAN recalls that a 16-year old boy, simply identified as Azeez, was arrested on
Monday over the alleged murder of the toddler.
Amadin added that Azeez was arrested with blood stains all over his body and
allegedly confessed to the crime.
The image maker said the lifeless body of the victim was found in a pool of his
blood without his stomach.