The Lagos Police Command have commenced an orderly trial of the two SARS officers accused of killing Kolade Johnson, the football fan shot dead while watching a match between Liverpool and Tottenham last Sunday.
The officers facing the orderly trial are Inspector Ogunyemi Olalekan and Sergeant Godwin Orji of the Special Anti-Cultism Squad.
The men were among the SACS operatives who on Sunday stormed Olu Aboderin Street, Onipetesi, where Kolade Johnson was.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, also confirmed that the CP paid a condolence visit to the deceased’s family in a statement, adding that Mu’azu assured the family that justice would be served.
“The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, Zubairu Mu’azu, today (Tuesday) paid a condolence visit to the family of Kolade Johnson.The CP was accompanied by the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the Department of Finance and Administration, Ayuba Elkanah; Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the Department of Operations, Mohammed Ali; Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department, Yetunde Longe; and other senior police officers from the command.
“The Commissioner of Police was received by the head of the deceased’s family, Alhaji Remi Lukman, in the family’s residence at No. 1 Beco Street, Onipetesi, Mangoro bus stop. In his remarks, the CP condemned the action of members of the anti-cultism team suspected to have carried out the shooting and reiterated his commitment to ensuring that justice was served in the matter.
“He stated that the men suspected to have carried out the shooting had been apprehended and subjected to internal disciplinary procedures. He revealed their names as Inspector Ogunyemi Olalekan and Sergeant Godwin Orji attached to the Anti-Cultism Squad” he said.