Mohbad’s death: Lagos Police commence full investigation

Mohbad’s death: Lagos Police commence full investigation

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command (CP), Idowu Owohunwa, has instructed the commands to commence a full-scale investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba (Mohbad).

The Lagos State Police Command, in a statement made available on their official X (Twitter) page by its Public Relations Officer (PRO), Benjamin Hundeyin, announced that the Command CP has given the go-ahead to start a full investigation into the circumstances.

“Consequent upon the growing public concerns and the preliminary police review of the general circumstances surrounding the death of llerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba aka Mohbad, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command CP Idowu Owohunwa, has directed the commencement of full-scale criminal investigation into the case.”

The Lagos Commissioner of Police also ordered that a special investigation team, made up of seasoned homicide detectives, be constituted to ensure that those involved in the rapper’s death are brought to book.

“To this end, the Commissioner of Police has constituted a Special Investigation Team within the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) to coordinate the investigation.

“The team, which comprises seasoned homicide detectives, has been tasked to aggregate all allegations, suspicions and insinuations from various sources on the death of the singer and undertake a professional, diligent and timely investigation with a view to establishing facts, clearing all doubts and ensuring that justice is manifestly served through a meticulous process that will deploy all requisite protocols (which may include exhumation)as well as technical and scientific tools that are vital to the detailed investigation of homicide allegations of this nature.”

The statement also stated that the Lagos State government has promised total support to the investigation team.

“In aid of this initiative, the Lagos State Government has pledged its total support to the Special Investigation Team in all ways required to guarantee a diligent investigative exercise. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu gave this assurance while consulting with the State Commissioner of Police earlier today on how best to ensure that the case is expeditiously investigated and justice delivered promptly”

The command, however, assured that the general public would be kept up-to-date regarding the latest developments in the investigation and also “appeal to the deceased’s family, friends, business associates or anyone with useful information that could aid the investigation to kindly share same with the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation Department on 08036885727 and to optimally support the Police in the drive for a conclusive investigation of the case.

“The Lagos State Police Command assures that progress of the investigation will, as much as legally and professionally permissible, be shared with the general public accordingly.”