Jungle Justice: Police Arrest Three Community Leaders For Murder

The Police Operatives attached to Ikotun Division of the command, on Wednesday arrested community leaders of Ikotun Area of Lagos State for lynching a suspected burglar.

The burglar had gained entrance into the room of one Mrs Adeyemi Opeyemi of No 2, Asalu Bus Stop, off Abaranje Road, Ikotun, Lagos in attempt to rob her but she raised alarm and the burglar
escaped into the street, when some members of the community apprehended and beat him to death.

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The community leaders arrested include Sakariyau Biliaminu, m, 66, John Adeyemi, m, 77 and Gabriel Ajayi, m, 55. These suspects have some questions to answer pertaining to the killing of the suspect.

The Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has condemned the act of jungle justice metted on the suspect and vowed to kick against such in the state as it is becoming rampant and such is inimical to our collective efforts to improve on the Criminal Justice System of Lagos State.

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