Police Arrests Alleged Murdere-rs Of Senator Sanni’s Aide In Lagos | READ DETAILS
Police Arrests Alleged Murdere-rs Of Senator Adeola’s Aide In Lagos | READ DETAILS
Operatives of Lagos State Police Command have apprehended three suspects linked to the brutal mu-rder of Mr. Adeniyi Sanni, an aide to Senator Solomon Adeola.
The suspects, Fred Azeez Okunnu (43), Lucky Idudu Michael (33), and Adedigba Segun (26), were apprehended after weeks of diligent investigations. Among the items recovered were firearms and military gear used by the gang. Their criminal activities involved robbing motorists of unregistered vehicles.
According to the police, Sanni was killed during a robbery on August 5, 2023. The gang’s modus operandi included dressing as military personnel to deceive their victims.
“Mr. Sanni’s tragic case unfolded when he realized their true intentions, leading to a violent confrontation. Investigations also revealed a connection to a criminal receiver based in Benin Republic” a police statement released on Tuesday read in part.
“The Lagos State Police Command is collaborating with Interpol to apprehend the criminal receiver, emphasizing the role of drugs in these crimes. Notably, the suspects had previously been convicted for similar offences at various points, but have ended up back on our streets, even more dangerous” it added.
The Force urges all partners in criminal justice administration to be more firm and less slippery in handing convicted persons so that the aggregate of our efforts can culminate in the achievement of a safer Nigeria.
ALL FACTS NEWSPAPER (AFNEWS), had reported that Senator Solomon Adeola, the member representing Ogun West Federal Constituency, accused soldiers attached with 9 Brigade, Ikeja Cantonment of the Nigeria Army of k1lling his aide, Adeniyi Sanni.