The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a safety guard, Haruna Abubakar, in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos State, for allegedly killing his good friend.
We learnt that Abubakar and the sufferer, a herdsman, whose identify had but to be ascertained, labored on a farm within the space.
It was gathered that Abubakar and the sufferer had been on the farm on Saturday when a disagreement ensued between them. The altercation was mentioned to have led to a scuffle, throughout which the 28-yr-outdated suspect hacked the herdsman to demise.
Our correspondent learnt that Abubakar dismembered the deceased, packed the elements in a sack and dumped them in a bush.
A supply, who has data of the incident, stated the deceased’s brother, recognized as Adamu, reported a case of lacking individual to the police when the sufferer didn’t return dwelling from the farm on the day.
“A police workforce went to the farm and a few individuals offered helpful data, which indicted the suspect. He was arrested based mostly on the tip-off and he really confessed to killing his good friend,” the supply added.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Workplace, SP Dolapo Badmos, confirmed the incident.
She mentioned the state Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, had directed that the case be transferred to the State Felony Investigation and Intelligence Division, Yaba, for investigation and prosecution.
She mentioned, “The command, upon discreet investigation and intelligence gathering, arrested the suspect. The sufferer, aged 27, was his buddy and co-employee.
“That they had an altercation which resulted in a bodily combat and within the course of, the suspect attacked the deceased with a dagger, lower him to items and dumped him within the bush.
“The clue gathered by the police led to the arrest of the suspect who later confessed to the crime and led operatives to the scene the place the physique components have been recovered.”
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