Security Guard drilled over the death of Mutiu Agbosasa in Ikorodu

The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu has ordered an in-depth investigation into the death of one Mutiu Agbosasa of Ginti Estate, Ijede, Ikorodu.

On 15 December, 2019 at about 2:30am, one Rohis Adamu Dana, a security man working with the said Mutiu Agbosasa reported at Ijede Police Station that his boss sent him to call the Police.

A team of Policemen led by the Divisional Police Officer rushed to the scene and found the corpse of the victim in his vehicle burnt beyond recognition. The crime scene was cordoned off for forensic examination. Homicide detectives and forensic experts from the State Criminal Investigation Department were deployed to the scene for analysis.

The corpse of the deceased person was evacuated to hospital for autopsy. The security guard, who is 44 days old in the employment, was placed into custody for questioning.

In his statement, he stated that, on 14 December, 2019 at about 10:30pm, he opened the gate for his boss to drive into the house and while closing the gate, four strange men entered the house through the pedestrian gate. 

That he heard his boss shouting that he should run and call the Police. That it did not occurred to him to call neighbouring security guards for help.

Investigation is ongoing with a view to unravel the circumstances surrounding his death and to identify those behind the gruesome murder. Meanwhile, security is beefed up in the Estate.

-Dedeigbo Ayodeji

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