Police Arrest Two for Murder in Lagos


Chiemelie Ezeobi

The Lagos State Command, has arrested two suspects from different parts of the state in connection with the murder of two persons on different occasions.

The suspects, Damilare Adenuga and Bright Okpo, were arrested at Iju and Yaba areas of the state for allegedly killing the duo of Gbenga Olorunsola and Gbade Metibemu, respectively.

Confirming both incidents, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmos, a Superintendent of Police, said both suspects have been arrested and would be charged to court.

She said, “The chief security officer of Kay Farm Estate, one Mr. Alexander Mordi, brought to the station one Damilare Adenuga, aged 28 years and reported that the suspect stabbed one Gbenga Olorunsola with a knife on his chest over an argument that ensued between them.

“The victim was rushed to Ifako Ijaiye General Hospital where he later died. The corpse was deposited at the morgue of the Yaba Mainland General Hospital for autopsy.

“The suspect has been arrested and will be transfered to the State Investigation, Intelligence and Criminal Department (SCIID), Panti Yaba for further investigation.

“Also, in another incident, one Gbade Metibemu was stabbed in the chest with a knife by one Bright during a fight between them at no 10 Apollo Street, Makoko, Yaba.

“The victim was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Yaba, where he later died. His corpse was deposited at the hospital’s morgue for autopsy.”
Meanwhile, Badmos said the command has already begun investigations into the alleged abduction of a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) at Isawo, Ikorodu on Sunday.