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Police parades six suspected killers of Lagos sound engineer

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The Lagos State Police Command on Friday paraded the six suspected killers of a sound engineer, David Umoh, in the state.

Umoh was killed on May 12 at Studio 24 Lekki area of Lagos.

He was lynched and set ablaze by an angry mob after a misunderstanding between a group of boys and a commercial motorcyclist over N100 in the area.

The state Police Commissioner, Abiodun Alabi, paraded the suspects at the command headquarters in Ikeja.

He listed the suspects as Dahiru Ayuba, Susan Moses, Christopher Dauda, Joseph Tella, Chigozie Anthony, and Sunday Azi.

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The CP said: “In the heat of the argument, Frank Olatunji and Philip Balogun invited one David Sunday to mediate, only for Dahiru and his cohorts to violently attack the victim, kill and set him ablaze.

“A total of six suspects have been arrested namely Dahiru Ayuba ‘m’, Susan Moses ‘f’, Christopher Dauda ‘m’, Joseph Tella ‘m’, Chigozie Anthony ‘m’, Sunday Azi ‘m’. Suspects will be charged to court at the conclusion of the investigation.”

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