Lagos New Year Murder Suspects Arrested
Akin Joseph’s wife practically gave her life for him.
She was shot and killed by armed robbers while she knelt between them and her husband begging them to spare his life.
Recall that Bounce News brought the story of how the robbers had invaded the home of the Josephs and held him and his wife Mrs. Akinbi Modupe Catherine hostage.
Unfortunately, the dare devil armed robbers shot and killed Mrs Akinbi Modupe Catherine who came between her husband and the robbers pleading that they spare her beloved husband.
Meanwhile, at the time of the incident, their children were in the Church attending the cross-over service of year 2019.
The police had on January 22 paraded some persons linked to the crime, but further investigation has now led to the principal suspects.
This is according to the Commissioner of Police, Lagos state, Mr Imohimi Edgal.
“When the report of this unfortunate incident reached my office, I directed the Command’s SARS operatives to leave no stone unturned, in unraveling those who chose the first day of the year to perpetrate the dastardly act.
“Imbued with the necessary logistics, they immediately arrested two suspects namely, Isah Shobayo and Ogundimu Olalekan and recovered an expended cartridge, reasonably suspected to have been used in firing the deceased.
“Painstaking investigation, however, led to the arrests of one Azeez Mustapha, a.k.a ‘School Boy’ ‘m’ 24 yrs and one Rasaq Orisunmade, a.k.a ‘Akeju’ ‘m’ 22 yrs, on 27/01/2019, in an undisclosed hotel in Dopemu area of the State, where they were having a good time.
“During interrogation, they confessed to being members of the gang that attacked the victims.
“However, Azeez Mustapha alias ‘School Boy’ particularly, confessed to have pulled the trigger of the gun that killed the deceased.
“He led the operatives to his house for a search and in the process, a cut to size double barrel gun with four live cartridges were recovered,” he told newsmen at the Force Headquarters on Thursday, January 31.
The four suspects involved in the crime are currently in Police custody and will be charged to court at the end of investigation, he added.
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