The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of 10 suspects for killing and burning a sound engineer identified as David in Lagos State.
According to reports, David got into an argument with one of the motorcyclists (a Hausa man), and in the course of the quarrel, they began to fight each other.
Other motorcyclists while defending their colleague pounced on David and burnt him to death. His friends identified as Frank and Philips respectively were also beaten mercilessly when they intervened. The duo were later rushed to an undisclosed hospital and are currently battling for their lives.
According to Sahara Reporters, a source disclosed that 10 people have been arrested in connection with the murder.
“10 people have been arrested in connection with the murder they are presently in Maroko police station in Oniru,” a source revealed on Sunday.
The spokesperson for the state police command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, on Sunday, 15th May also confirmed the arrest of suspects linked to David’s death but didn’t give an exact number of persons that have been apprehended.
Hundeyin said “four persons were arrested the same day the incident occurred”, adding that the case was immediately transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department.
He said he could not confirm if the CIID had arrested more suspects.