In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 21st, August, 2020

Mechanical Engineer Brutally Killed Whereas Making an attempt To Settle Dispute Between Naval Officer And Businessman

Mechanical Engineer Brutally Killed While Trying To Settle Dispute Between Naval Officer And Businessman

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A person recognized as Collins Osagie has been killed by about 5 naval officers over a dispute on N250.

In keeping with SaharaReporters, Osagie, 34, a mechanical engineer, was attempting to settle a dispute between a naval officer, Awosanya Olufemi, and a spare elements vendor when he was killed.

The naval officer with tag quantity X8921 was indignant that Osagie tried to settle the dispute and known as his colleagues to brutalise him, eyewitnesses defined to SaharaReporters.

Osagie was severely assaulted and left for the lifeless by the officers earlier than he was rushed to a hospital the place he ultimately died of problems and inside bleeding.

Sunday, a relative of Osagie, who spoke with SaharaReporters, narrated the incident, saying Osagie was working within the space when he heard a noise and stepped in to intervene and settle the matter.

“Whereas he was working for certainly one of his clients within the space, the naval officer and a spare half vendor had been arguing over a plug of N250. The naval officer got here to return a plug he purchased the day before today however the vendor didn’t need to acquire it.

“Osagie went there to settle the combat, he introduced out N250 from his pocket to settle the matter however the naval officer stated he embarrassed him by attempting to provide him the cash.

“He then known as 4 of his colleagues to return to the place. The vendor bought to know that he has known as his colleagues and rapidly ran away.

“When the colleague arrived, the naval officer, Olufemi, pointed to Osagie, that’s how they began beating him.

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“Folks instructed them that Osagie was not concerned and he solely got here to settle the combat, so that they rescued him,” Sunday defined.

He added that not happy with the assault on Osagie, the troopers waylaid him at evening when he was going residence and additional brutalised him and left him for the lifeless.

He stated, “When he was going residence at evening, unknowingly to him, the troopers hung round and waylaid him.

“They descended on him once more and beat him mercilessly, hitting him with sticks.

“They left him there bleeding whereas some Hausas who sleep round rushed him to Kena Hospital, Isashi, however he didn’t survive as he bled a lot and sustained inside accidents.”

Sunday stated the problem had been reported with the naval officer arrested and presently detained on the Lagos State Felony Investigation Division, Panti, for additional interrogation.

He, appealed to the federal government to make sure that the naval officer, Olufemi, produced his colleagues and they’re all made to face the complete weight of the regulation.

He added that the household had misplaced destiny within the Investigative Police Officer, who was merely recognized as Lukmon, on account of his pointless monetary calls for.

“We reported the matter to the police and Olufemi has been arrested.

“Because the arrest was made, the police had stored quiet, they didn’t say something once more and the Navy has not reached out to us about something.

“We would like the federal government to intervene and be certain that we get justice.

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“The matter must be moved to court docket and he and his colleagues ought to face the regulation,” he stated.

Confirming the incident, Bala Elkana, spokesperson for the Lagos State Police Command, stated they had been conscious and investigation on the matter was presently ongoing.

“We now have commenced investigation into the case. Investigation is ongoing,”
he stated.

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