The police in Lagos state have arrested a man, Daniel Isaac, 38, for the murder of his landlord, Don Able, 58, at the Ikotun area of the state.
Spokesperson of the command, Bala Elkana, in a statement released today July 28th, said on Wednesday July 24th at about 5am, policemen from Iba Police Station who were on a stop and search duty at First gate, Agboroko area, Iba flagged down a Toyota Camry which was driven in a reckless and suspicious manner. Two suspects namely Daniel Isaac, 38, and Emmanuel Chukwu, 36.
Bala says investigation by the police showed that Daniel Isaac killed his Landlord Don Able ‘m’ 50 years old from Rivers State and dumped the corpse in a well, inside his compound at Owodun street Area, Ikotun. Daniel was escaping with the robbed vehicle of the deceased along with his accomplice Emmanuel Chukwu, when they were intercepted. Their intentions were to go and sell the car.
They confessed to the Commission of the Crime. Homicide detectives from State Criminal Investigation Department Yaba are investigating the case.
Suspect will be charged to Court.
In a related development, on 24/07/2019, at about 11.15am, Satellite Police Station received an information from a credible source, that a bag containing a suspicious item was smuggle into a motor park for onward transfer to Onitsha, Anambra state by unknown persons.
Based on the information, the Divisional Police Officer, CSP Chike Oti deployed his surveillance team to the motor park at Maza Maza to recover the bag. Upon searching the bag, 50 rounds of .38mm live ammunition hidden inside a garri dust was recovered.
A female who claimed that the bag was given to her by a Man in Ojo area to deliver to someone at Onisha was arrested and she is helping the Police with useful information. The case is transferred to SARS for further investigation. Investigation is ongoing.