Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested five persons in connection with the death of a 25-year-old peacemaker, Monsur Kareem, who was beaten to death during a misunderstanding.
The suspects, Toheeb Popoola, Ibrahim Ridwan, Mutiu Tijani, Akeem Ishola and Lawal Afeez, were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly beating Kareem to death.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.
Oyeyemi said the suspects were arrested following a report by the deceased’s father, Najeem Kareem, at the Sango Police Station.
According to him, Najeem reported that his son was beaten to a state of unconsciousness by the suspects following a minor misunderstanding he had with Popoola.
“The deceased was rushed to hospital but he was confirmed dead by the doctor,” the PPRO stated.
According to Oyeyemi, upon the report, the DPO, Sango Division, CSP Godwin Idehai, led detectives to the scene in the Ijoko area, where the five suspects were apprehended.