Crimes/Tragedy

Police To Investigate Killing Of Two At Adifa Area, Ilorin, Assure Of Adequate Security

The Commissioner of Police, Kwara State, CP Tuesday Assayomo psc (+)

Kwara State Police Command has expressed concern over the report of the killings of two young boys named Lukman and Kudus, both at Adifa and Cente Igboro area of Ilorin.

The attack, according to Police Spokesperson in the state, Okasanmi Ajayi, was carried out by a group of boys led by one Habeeb Ganiyu ‘M’ of Agbarere area Ilorin, who stabbed the deceased several times in the chest.

He said the victims were rushed to the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital by men of Oja Oba Police station after responding to the distress call, the victims were confirmed dead immediately they arrived at UITH by the doctors on duty.

The suspect that led the group that carried out the attack, one Habeeb Ganiyu ‘M’ who was also seriously injured was arrested.

The immediate/remote cause(s) of the fatal attack is yet to be unraveled.

However, the Commissioner of Police, Kwara State Police Command, CP Tuesday Assayomo psc (+) has ordered a discreet investigation into the matter, by deploying strategies that would lead to the arrest of the fleeing attackers.

He added that any body found to have contributed in the ugly process that led to the death of the victims would be arrested and made to bear the full weight of the law.

The Commissioner of Police, assured the people of the area in particular and Kwara State in general of their safety and security at all times.

The police boss advised law breakers to vacate Kwara State, saying anyone arrested for committing any crime would be arrested and dealt with in accordance to the laws of the land.

Edited by Felix Ajide

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