- Lagos police command has arrested Ojukwu, the father of Chidinma, who allegedly killed the owner of Super TV in the Lekki area of the state
- Chidinma who was paraded in Ikeja, on Thursday, June 24, made some confessions as she admitted committing the crime
- According to the state police commissioner, the suspect was arrested in her father's residence in Yaba on Wednesday, June 23
Ikeja, Lagos - Ojukwu, the father of Chidinma, a 21-year-old student of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), who was paraded over the alleged killing of the chief executive officer of Super TV, Usifo Ataga, has been arrested by the personnel of the Lagos state police command.
The Punch reports that a top police source said the suspect and her father were arrested at their residence, No. 57 Akinwunmi street, Alagomeji, Yaba, on Wednesday, June 23.
Legit.ng gathered that the source, according to the report, said the father was apprehended for resisting Chidinma’s arrest and for becoming violent with policemen.
The report further stated that the man did not believe that his daughter committed any crime until she confessed on Thursday, June 24, adding that he was being detained at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, Yaba.
Channels TV also reports that Chidinma, who claimed to be a 300-level student in the Department of Mass Communication, University of Lagos, confessed to stabbing Ataga to death while being paraded at the state police command headquarters, Ikeja.
Police arrest 21-year-old UNILAG undergraduate
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that Chidinma Ojukwu was arrested by the Lagos state police command for allegedly killing the Super TV boss in the Lekki area of the state.
It was reported that the state commissioner of police, Hakeem Odumosu, said the 21-year-old lady is an undergraduate of the University of Lagos, stating that she had confessed to committing the crime.
Odumosu said she was arrested at her parent's residence in the Yaba area of the state on the night of Wednesday, June 23.
Policeman gets N1m cash gift
In another report, ASP Sunday Erhabor, the Lagos policeman who displayed professionalism and uncommon restraint in the face of provocation by a motorist, has been gifted N1 million.
Some Nigerians who were impressed by Erhabor's professional handling of a situation that might have led to another case of extra-judicial killing raised the money and presented it to him on Wednesday, April 21.
The governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has also honoured the policeman.