By Evelyn Usman & Jefferson Okeke
Two prime suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of the Chairman of Lagos State Tricycle Operators Association, Oshodi chapter, Rasaq Bello, popularly known as Hamburger, during the All Progressives Congress, APC, primaries at Shogunle area of Lagos, on May 29.
Identities of the suspects were given as Samson Agbetoye, popularly called Golden, and Babatunde Saka, alias Anger.
Agbetoye, according to the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, Fatai Owoseni, was named as the principal suspect in Hamburger’s murder.
Briefing journalists yesterday on the arrest, Owoseni said: “The Command indicated then, that it will do all within its reach to ensure that the perpetrators were arrested. We also assured that that we will not allow the case to be swept under the carpet.
“Investigation in respect of the murder of Hamburger was pursued with all seriousness, in the course of which the principal suspect on whom accusing finger was pointed, Samson Agbetoye, alias Golden, was arrested, alongside Babatunde Saka, alias Anger.
“The Command has got to the stage of investigation where it has deemed it necessary for justice to take its course, as it will arraign them for the murder of Hamburger.
“When incidents of such nature happen, we assure you of diligent investigation and at the end of the day, we allow justice to take its course.
“As far as we are concerned, there is no hiding place for any criminal and, irrespective of the position or status of whoever is involved, the Police will ensure that justice takes its course without fear.”