The Lagos State Police Command says it has apprehended its officers who carried out the shooting of Kolade Johnson on Sunday afternoon while watching an EPL football match.
The Police Commissioner of the State Zubairu Mauzu, revealed the names of the two officers who were involved in the killing as prime suspects. They are Inspector Ognyemi Olalekan and Sergeant Godwin Orji who are attached to the Anti-Cultism Squad. Both will be subjected to internal disciplinary procedures.
The men suspected to have carried out the shooting of Kolade Johnson have been apprehended and subjected to internal disciplinary procedures. The CP has revealed their names as (1) Insp Ogunyemi Olalekan and (2) Sgt Godwin Orji attached to Anti Cultism Squad pic.twitter.com/CEgTG37I3Z
— Nigeria Police Force (@PoliceNG) April 2, 2019
More so, the Police Complaint Unit says the case has been registered it as an ‘Excessive Use of Force’ and treating the case as a homicide case.
CRU has registered the unfortunate death of Mr Kolade Johnson as a case of Excessive Use of Force, Tracking No. #CRU275741.@PoliceNG Lagos State is treating it as a homicide, CP Lagos will brief the public on this case today.
May his soul RIP.
— POLICE COMPLAINT (@PoliceNG_CRU) April 1, 2019
Later on, CP Zubairu Mauzu paid a condolence visit to the family of the slain Kolade who was killed at the Magoro area of the Lagos.