A 21-year-old ex-convict named Bashiru Ahmed who allegedly killed a spokesman of the Joint Campus Committee of the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has been arrested by the Lagos state police command.
In a statement on Sunday, the Lagos State Police Command’s spokesman, DSP. Bala Elkana, said the Oshin Aderibigbe was attacked by three hoodlums who also collected valuable items from him.
“On April 26 at about 11.30 a.m., Aderigbigbe reported at Okokomaiko Police Station with blood gushing out of his body and stated that he was attacked by three young men, who stabbed him with a knife, dispossessed him of his handset and laptop.
“He was rushed to the hospital but he died eventually. The leader of the hoodlums that attacked him, Bashiru Ahmed a.k.a Kawu (21) of Okoko was arrested.
“He confessed to have committed the crime along with two of his friends who are now at large.
“The said Bashiru Ahmed, who is the son of a popular traditional ruler in Okoko, is a notorious criminal, who was charged to court on several occasions by the police for sundry offences.
“He returned from prison six months ago and has been on the watch list of the police,” Elkana said.
The late Aderibigbe was a fresh graduate of the Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology, Lagos.
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