Tuesday, April 16, 2024
HomenewsPPRO Reveals How A New Police ICT Unit Tracked Down 21-Year-old Killer...

PPRO Reveals How A New Police ICT Unit Tracked Down 21-Year-old Killer Of Super TV CEO

Muyiwa Adejobi, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, has revealed how the command’s new ICT Unit tracked Chidinma Ojukwu using scientific methods.

According to a statement made on Friday, the culprit was apprehended using a “scientific process.”

Newsfocusng gathered that , the suspect and her father were apprehended at their residence at No. 57, Akinwunmi Street, Alagomeji, Yaba, on Wednesday night.

According to the PPRO, the suspect was traced by a newly constituted Information and Communication Technology unit commanded by Commissioner of Police Hakeem Odumosu, who used both Nigerian and international technology.

The statement was titled, ‘Lagos Security: Police Go Tough On Armed Robbers, Miscreants’ reads in parts, “The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, recently established ICT/Tracking Unit at the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba-Lagos, to adopt scientific and forensic measures of unravelling crimes and criminality in Lagos State.

The unit, named D23, headed by SP Kasumu Rilwan, a computer scientist, has been instrumental to the landmark achievements and many feats recorded by the command under the watch of CP Hakeem Odumosu, including the latest arrest of the prime suspect in the alleged murder of Mr Michael Usifo Ataga, one Chidimma Adaora Ojukwu on 23rd, June, 2021.

“Similarly, the Commissioner of Police recently created two Squads, the Special Squad and the Strike Team, at the Command Headquarters, Ikeja-Lagos, to complement the existing department and units of the command in combating crimes in the state. The new Squads, as well, have played many roles in suppressing and keeping criminals and hoodlums at bay in Lagos State.”

Meanwhile, the Lagos CP said that “the case will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded”.

Items recovered from the suspect include, “Complimentary cards, Access Bank Statement of Account, one Nigerian Passport with No.B50010434 belonging to the suspect, one fake Drivers license bearing Mary Johnson with the suspect’s photograph, one National Identification Card bearing the suspect’s name, one UBA ATM debit card bearing the suspect’s name and one University of Lagos ID card bearing the suspect’s name.”

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Recent Comments