A security guard at the Lagos State Polytechnic popularly as known (LASPOTECH), in Ikorodu, identified as Cletus Wilson, on Friday May 24, 2019 allegedly murdered one of his colleagues, identified as John Okoro.
The management of the polytechnic and the police have confirmed the development. According to PREMIUM TIMES a witnesses disclosed that Wilson had attempted to escape shortly after committing the crime, but other security guards on the campus chased and caught him.
They immediately reported the matter at the police station along Ikorodu-Sagamu Road, and its personnel visited the scene where Wilson was handed over to them.
However, Wilson had confessed to the police that he hit Okoro on his neck with a heavy metal before he later slaughtered him with a cutlass. A witness said, “Very early on Friday we heard the noise on campus that another person had been killed by one of the security guards. It was after we moved near the scene of the incident that we saw how gory the whole thing is”
“Okoro is the guard at the Chemical Engineering Department while Wilson works at the Computer Engineering Department.“After slaughtering his victim, Wilson also cut his hands. He was about to escape with the body parts before he was caught in the bush by other security men.“He was handcuffed by the police and his photograph taken as he sat beside the corpse on the open field where the corpse was deposited.”
However, the polytechnic’s spokesperson, Olanrewaju Kuye, said both the victim and the alleged culprit are members of the outsourced security operatives engaged by the school.He said; “The report of the murder case is true. The two of them work for Kramoo Securities, a private company, which supplied them to the school. We have since reported the incident to both the police and the security company.“We are aware it is for ritual purpose but the police would unravel the details in their investigations.”
Likewise, the divisional police officer in charge of the police station, Adekunle Omisakin, said the matter is currently being investigated by his station.“Yes, there was a murder case on the campus this morning and the alleged culprit is in our custody,” Omisakin said.
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