#TrackNigeria – The Police in Lagos have arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of a UNILAG graduate, Dr Stephen Urueye.
A statement by Lagos Police Command Spokesman,DSP Bala Elkana gave the names of the suspects arrested in connection with the incident as Gbadebo Jimoh and Malik Adeboye .
According to Elkana, Lagos CP, Zubairu Muazu has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police Panti to take over the investigation.
Giving some insight into how murder was carried out, Elkana said in a statement,”On 04/04/2019 at about 9.45pm, Itire Police Station received a distress call that some hoodlums armed with knives attacked one Dr Stephen Urueye ‘m’ a Resident Doctor with LUTH and dispossessed him of his valuables such as handsets.
“They equally stabbed him at his right thigh and back with knife.
“The incident happened around Canal Area of Ishaga Road, Idi Araba while the victim was going somewhere with his female friend one Hakeem Habeeb Simbiat Opeyemi, a 200 level Student of Department of Health Education, LASU.
“The victim was rushed to LUTH Idi Araba where he eventually died in the early hours of 05/04/2019.”