Posted by Town Crier News Nigeria
By Onwuemene Judith
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a vigilante man for killing a passerby at Ijora area of the State.
In a press statement e-signed by the Command’s Public relations officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi stated that, “The police operatives attached to Ijora Division of the command, on Tuesday, 13th April 2021, at about 2pm arrested one Vigilante member, Lukman Rasak, m, 30, for shooting one Musa Yahaya, m, 28, on his chest at Ijora area of the state. The victim was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead.”
According to Adejobi, “The police were alerted and raced to the place, arrested the suspect and recovered his gun with some cartridges.”
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the suspect be transferred to State CID, Panti, Yaba-Lagos, for proper investigation and possible prosecution.
The police boss also affirmed that the command will be more proactive in its anti crime strategies by taking the fights against criminals and hoodlums in the state to their hideouts.