By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos
Police detectives in Lagos have begun a discreet investigation into unearthing and apprehending those responsible for the murder of a 40 years old man, whose corpse was dumped on the street, with the major parts of the body severed.
Our correspondent reliably learnt that the corpse of the deceased, yet to be identified was found concealed in a sack abandoned along Martins Street in Igbo- Elerin area of Ojo Local Government Council on 15th June,2019 at about 8.45am.
Several parts of the body which include the head, left hand, back side lap were said to have been slashed off from the corpse.
Following information from members of the public at Okoko Police Station, detectives from the Homicide section, according to report, visited the scene and subsequently took the corpse to the mortuary for autopsy.
Police Public Relations Officer DSP Bala Elkana while confirming the report said the Commissioner of Police Muazu Zubairu has ordered the State Criminal Investigation Department to take over the investigation in order the unravel the circumstances surrounding the gruesome murder and apprehend those behind the heinous crime.
His words, ” On 15th June, 2019 at about 8.45am, Okoko Police Station received an information that a sack suspected to contain human corpse was sighted along Martins Street Igbo Elerin.
Homicide detectives visited the scene. The sack with blood stains contained the remains of a Male victim of about 40years old.
The severed body parts found includes, head, left hand, back side lap was slashed off and taken away. The corpse was removed and deposited at the mortuary for autopsy.
The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu mni has ordered the State Criminal Investigation Department to take over the investigation in order the unravel the circumstances surrounding the gruesome murder and apprehend those behind the heinous crime.
He called on members of the Public with useful information about the incident to contact the Police”.