The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Ms Tina Essi, for the alleged m****r of 49-year-old Christian Akparie of No 26 Orijamogun Street, Oreyo, Ikorodu, Lagos.
Police preliminary investigation revealed that on 31st January 2021, an argument, over the payment of Nepa Bill, ensued between the Landlady’s daughter, Ms Tina Essi and the deceased, both of the same address, which led to a fight.
The police operatives attached to Ikorodu Division of the command were contacted and arrested the suspect immediately.
The Commissioner of Police has ordered that the suspect be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, Panti for a thorough investigation.
The suspect is presently cooling her feet at the State CID, Panti, Yaba.
The Commissioner of Police Lagos State command CP Hakeem Odumosu has however urged the relatives of the deceased to remain calm as the command will do the needful to have justice done in the matter.
The police boss also appealed to Lagosians to always manage their differences and conflicts with maturity and seek police intervention where necessary to avoid untimely deaths and running into troubles.
CSP OLUMUYIWA ADEJOBI
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
LAGOS STATE COMMAND
DATED 10th FEBRUARY 2021