Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested four suspects over the killing of a young man by commercial motorcyclists in the Lekki area of Lagos State.
Applesbite gathered that the father of two was killed over N100 balance by the motorcyclists.
It was learnt that the victim, who was a sound engineer, was lynched and burnt to death after a misunderstanding ensued over the N100 balance with one of the commercial motorcyclists.
According to reports, the victim and his friends became unconscious after being beaten by the motorcyclists before the victim was burnt to death.
It was learnt that things got heated up and resulted in a fight between David and one of the commercial motorcyclists.
The victim’s friends, a saxophonist and a keyboard player, are receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital, according to reports.
When contacted, the spokesperson for the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the incident.
“It is true. Our men acted promptly. Four suspects have been arrested. We have launched a manhunt for others involved.
“The police will ensure prosecution of everyone involved. We will keep advocating against jungle justice. We also urge parents, religious and political leaders to join the advocacy against jungle justice.”
Ufuoma, @thecoloredpen, in a series of tweets, demanded justice.
Ufuoma said, “#JusticeforDavid killed in Lagos over #100 change #JusticeForDeborahSamuel killed in Sokoto #JusticeforPhillipandFrank fighting for their lives in the hospital.