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Police arrest more suspects over SuperTV boss, Ataga’s murder

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Usifo Ataga, Super TV boss buried in Lagos

 

More suspects have been arrested in connection with the killing of late SuperTV boss, Usifo Ataga, Lagos Police Commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu, has said.

The police chief disclosed this during a briefing and parade of over 1,000 suspects at the Command headquarters in Ikeja.

Although he didn’t give details on the number of suspects arrested and their connection to the murder, Odumosu said the case was progressing and the police would never compromise on it.

He reminded the public that the prime suspect, Chidinma Ojukwu, 21, was still a suspect with her rights guaranteed by the constitution, dismissing insinuations the police were attempting to give her a soft landing.

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Odumosu said: “We have established a case of conspiracy in the murder and we have arrested more suspects.”

The SuperTV boss, was killed on June 15 at a shortlet apartment where he was allegedly spending weekend with his lover, Ojukwu.

Ojukwu, who earlier confessed to have stabbed the deceased to death before stealing his belongings, later refuted her statement claiming she returned from an errand to find him lying in a pool of his blood.

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