The Nigeria Police Force, Lagos State Command has nabbed two people suspected to have been the perpetrators of the killing of Stephen Urueye, a medical graduate of the University of Lagos, around Idi Araba area of Lagos.
The deceased who was one of the graduates from the prestigious university who took part in the just concluded convocation on Wednesday
According to the Lagos State Police Command the suspected killers named Gbadebo Jimoh and Malik Adeboye, were arrested by police officers attached to the Itire division
Both men have been suspected to be specialist in the perpetrating different crimes which includes snatching of phones, money and other valuables in the idi-araba area, where the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) is situated
Both suspects have been transferred swiftly to the state criminal investigation department at the Yaba area of Lagos for comprehensive instigation of the crime.
The story of Stephen’s death went viral on social media with the hashtag #justiceforstephen trending on Twitter.
Meanwhile Students of University of Lagos (UNILAG) have begun protesting the killing of a medical doctor said to be working with Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Stephen Urueye.
The young doctor was said to have graduated from UNILAG on Wednesday.
Reports say the house doctor was on Thursday night accosted by armed robbers along Idi Araba road, Surulere where LUTH is situated. His assailants reportedly stabbed him and made away with his property.
Sources close to Urueye said on Friday that he was taken to LUTH on Thursday night after the attack.
Urueye died on Friday morning after doctors were unable to save him.
The protesters can be seen with placards having various inscriptions and calling for justice for the victim.
They also want to bring the management’s attention to what they describe as frequent robberies around LUTH.
It other news the Nigeria police have released a report of its investigation of officers suspected to be involved in the Killing of Kolade Johnson
The Orderly Room trial commenced on Monday 01/04/2019 and ended on Thursday 04/04/2019.
They were tried on three count charges: (1) Discreditable Conduct (2) Unlawful and Unnecessary Exercise of Authority and (3) Damage to Clothing or Other Articles contrary to Paragraph E (iii), Q (ii) and D (i) First Schedule, Police Act and Regulations, Cap 370 LFN 1990.
The Trial started with the reading of charges and taking of plea.
Five witnesses testified.
At the conclusion of the trial, the first defaulter, Inspector Ogunyemi Olalekan was found guilty of Discreditable conduct by acting in a manner prejudicial to discipline and unbecoming of members of the Force by shooting and killing Kolade Johnson; Unlawful and Unnecessary exercise of authority by using unnecessary violence, by using AK 47 rifle on the deceased in total neglect to the provisions of Force Order 237 on the use of Firearms.
The Adjudicating Officer, CSP Indyar Apev awarded the punishment of dismissal from service and prosecution to the First defaulter.