The Lagos State Commissioner of Police Jimi Odumosu has paid a glowing tribute to a Police Inspector Adekunle Ilesanmi who died On Sunday, following injuries be sustained while preventing a rampaging junior officer,Okema Azuquo from killing a co-tenant.
ThePage News gathered one Azees Adebayo of No 8, Dosumu Street Agbelekale Oke-odo at the weekend, reported at Oke-Odo Police Station that one Sergeant Okema Azuquo a tenant in the same house returned home and engaged other tenants in a fight.
That he inflicted matchet cuts on one Inspector Adekunle Ilesanmi who is also a tenant in the house and trying to stop the Sergeant from harming other civilian tenants.
In the process, Ayodele Eyitayo a tenant in the house sustained minor injury on his face.
A team of Policemen led by the Divisional Police Officer was promptly deployed to the scene. The injured persons were taken to hospital for treatment while the Sergeant was arrested.
While Ayodele Eyitayo was treated and discharged, the Inspector was admitted due to the severity of the injuries he sustained.
The unlucky Inspector however, died yesterday, Sunday while on admission.
According to the Lagos state Police Spokesman, Bala Elkana, Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation Department Panti has taken over the investigation, even as the Police state commissioner, who paid a glowing tribute to the late inspector described him as gallant.
The suspect will be charged to Court as soon as investigation and disciplinary proceedings are concluded, the Spokesman also mentioned.