NSCDC, Customs officers beat panel beater to death in Lagos

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By Funmi Ajumobi & Bose Adelaja

Tragedy struck in Dopemu area of Lagos when two friends, identified as an official of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, and a Customs officer, allegedly engaged a panel beater in a scuffle that led to his death.

Problem started when the deceased, 38-year-old  Abiodun Akeju, was driving his commercial bus after closing  from his Opebi workshop and his bus hit the vehicle of the uniformed men in traffic gridlock.
As gathered by Sunday Vanguard, the officials dragged the deceased out of his commercial bus and engaged him in a scuffle. Battered Akeju was said to have been rushed to hospital where he died.

The suspects were said to have been arrested and detained at Alabo Division, Dopemu, Lagos.
In an emotional laden voice, Akeju’s elder brother, Olawale, told Sunday Vanguard the family wants those who killed the deceased  to be brought to book.


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