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Police apprehend 9 more suspects over boy's murder

29 July 2015, 21:34

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.

Also read: Lagos court remands four men in prison for attempted murder

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. 



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