The Lagos State Police Command has announced the arrest of three male suspects in the robbery and murder of Adeniyi Sanni, an aide to Ogun West Senator, Solomon Adeola also popularly known as Yayi.
The arrested suspects are: Fred Azeez Okuno, 43-year-old Lagosian, Lucky Idudu Michael, 33-year-old from Delta State, and Adedigba Segun, 26-year-old from Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa, confirmed the arrest Monday, while briefing newsmen at the command’s Headquarters Ikeja, the capital
BRANDPOWER recalls that Sanni was killed on August 5 when he was stopped by ‘fake military men’ at an illegal checkpoint in Ojodu Berger, on his way to his home in Isheri, Lagos.
Owohunwa said: “Through painstaking intelligence and investigative activities which brought out the best in the capacity of Lagos Police Command, we have succeeded in arresting the syndicate of the robbery and murder. The three suspects directly involved in the robbery and murder were arrested with three firearms including the killer’s weapon were recovered.”
The Command recovered one brand new pistol with three live ammunition, one Beretta pistol with three live ammunition, one locally made pistol with six live cartridges, six expended cartridges, military gear comprising a military camouflage vest, jungle hat, pistol hose and a red Honda CRV from the suspects.