July 13, 2024

July 13, 2024

10 Suspects Arrested By Police Over Burning Of Sound Engineer To Death Over N100 In Lagos

At least 10 persons have been arrested in connection to the gruesome murder of a sound engineer, identified as David, in Lagos.

David was lynched and burnt to death, allegedly by a group of Hausa men due to a misunderstanding with a commercial motorcyclist, popularly called Okada rider, over N100.


Two friends of David, identified as Frank and Philip, were also allegedly beaten till they became unconscious. They are said to be receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital.


“10 people have been arrested in connection with the murder they are presently in Maroko police station in Oniru,” a source told SaharaReporters on Sunday.


It was learnt that things got heated up and resulted in a fight between David and one of the commercial motorcyclists.


According to sources, the situation soon degenerated as more motorcyclists allegedly pounced on David and his friends, beating them till they became unconscious.


#JusticeforDavid has been created on social media platforms to demand justice for David, said to have been killed by a mob of commercial motorcyclists of northern extraction in Lagos.


David, who was said to be a sound engineer, was on his way home from a club when the incident occurred at Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, a few days ago.


A video obtained by SaharaReporters shows the deceased was being beaten alongside yet-to-be-identified men, said to be David’s friends.


David’s friends, Frank (saxophonist) and Philip (keyboardist) are said to be fighting for their lives in an undisclosed hospital.


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