The Lagos State Police have commenced the orderly-room trial of two officers involved in the killing of a football fan, Kolade Johnson, in the Onipetesi area of the state.The Lagos State Police commenced the orderly-room trial of the officers on Tuesday at the command’s headquarter, few hours after the identity of the killer cops were revealed.
Recall that it was reported that Inspector Ogunyemi Olalekan and Sergeant Godwin Orji of the Special Anti-Cultism Squad, were among the SACS operatives who on Sunday stormed Olu Aboderin Street, Onipetesi, while Kolade Johnson was watching a live English Premiership League football match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at an eatery.
Punch reported that the state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, confirmed the CP’s condolence visit to the deceased’s family in a statement, adding that Mu’azu assured the family that justice would be served.
“The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, Zubairu Mu’azu, today (Tuesday) paid a condolence visit to the family of Kolade Johnson.The CP was accompanied by the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the Department of Finance and Administration, Ayuba Elkanah; Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the Department of Operations, Mohammed Ali; Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department, Yetunde Longe; and other senior police officers from the command.
“The Commissioner of Police was received by the head of the deceased’s family, Alhaji Remi Lukman, in the family’s residence at No. 1 Beco Street, Onipetesi, Mangoro bus stop. In his remarks, the CP condemned the action of members of the anti-cultism team suspected to have carried out the shooting and reiterated his commitment to ensuring that justice was served in the matter.
“He stated that the men suspected to have carried out the shooting had been apprehended and subjected to internal disciplinary procedures. He revealed their names as Inspector Ogunyemi Olalekan and Sergeant Godwin Orji attached to the Anti-Cultism Squad” he said.