The Police officer linked with the killing of the late Olalekan Ajayi ,a motorcyclist in Ikorodu,Lagos has been arrested, detained and is presently undergoing investigation,a statement by Force Public Relations Officer ,Frank Mba said. Ajayi was reportedly gunned down on the 20th August 2013.
His killing sparked protests on Wednesday at Ikorodu by aggrieved citizens.The police spokesman said IGP,MD Abubakar has called for calm to enable the Police authorities wade into the matter and ensure that justice is served.
Mba added that “The IGP condoles with the bereaved relations, friends and colleagues of the late Olalekan Ajayi. While promising that the Force will do its utmost best to ensure that the investigation into the death is properly done and concluded in record time, the IGP calls on all aggrieved persons to remain calm and patient. He has therefore directed the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State to take proper steps to ensure that justice is expeditiously done on the matter.