Lagos - The Homicide Section of the Lagos
State Police Command has arrested two suspects as it commenced investigation
into the killing of an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Salawe
The command’s spokesman, Kenneth Nwosu, a Deputy
Superintendent of Police (DSP) confirmed the arrest in an interview with the
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos.
Nwosu, who did not mention if the two suspects were
politicians, however, said they were arrested during the Sallah celebration in
different parts of the state.
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He disclosed that the suspects had been transferred to the
State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) for investigation.
NAN reports that two gunmen who came on a motorcycle on
Thursday evening shot dead Daramola, a chieftain of APC in Ward B in
Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area.
It was learnt that the assailants stormed the deceased’s
residence at K Close, 3rd Avenue, FESTAC Town and shot him at close range three
The suspects allegedly arrived the place at about 5.30 p.m.
to perpetrate the dastardly act.
Nwosu said the suspects were first interrogated by the Area
E Commander, ACP Frank Mba to ascertain their level of involvement, and from
there they were allegedly indicted before being taken to SCID.