Three suspects arrested over murder of Senator Adeola’s aide

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Six weeks after his gruesome murder on the streets of Nigeria’s commercial capital, the Lagos State Police Command on Monday, September 18, paraded three male suspects in the robbery and murder of Adeniyi Sanni, an aide to Senator Solomon Adeola also known as Yayi.

Sanni was killed on August 5 when he was stopped by ‘fake security’ agents at a checkpoint in Ojodu Berger, on his way to his home in Isheri, Lagos.

His body was later dumped around Toyota Bus Stop, Oshodi, with gunshot wounds
“He was later found dead with about five bullet holes in his back and three shells of expended ammunition by his body,” Police confirmed on August 6

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa, confirmed the arrest while briefing reporters at the command’s Headquarters in Ikeja, Lagos.

Owohunwa said: “Through painstaking intelligence and investigative activities which brought out the best in the capacity of Lagos Police Command, we have succeeded in arresting the syndicate of the robbery and murder. The three suspects directly involved in the robbery and murder were arrested with three firearms including the killer’s weapon were recovered.”

The command recovered one brand new pistol with three live ammunition, one Beretta pistol with three live ammunition, one locally made pistol with six live cartridges, six expended cartridges, military gear comprising a military camouflage vest, jungle hat, pistol hose and a red Honda CRV from the suspects.

The arrested suspects are Fred Azeez Okuno, 43-year-old Lagosian, Lucky Idudu Michael, 33-year-old from Delta State, and Adedigba Segun, 26-year-old from Ibadan, Oyo state.

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