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Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Police Arrest Civil Defence Operative Over School Teachers Death

Police Arrest Civil Defence Operative Over School Teachers Death

Operatives of the Osun State Police Command have arrested a civil defence operative, Assistant-Inspector Lasisi Kabir Iyanda, who allegedly stabbed an Islamic religious knowledge teacher, Kamaldeen Muritala to death during an argument.

Police spokesman, ACP Frank Mba, who made this known yesterday in a statement made available to LEADERSHIP said Muritala died at Baptist Hospital Ejigbo from complications arising from fatal stab wounds inflicted on his neck with a jack-knife by Iyanda during the argument .
A member of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Assistant-Inspector Lasisi Kabir Iyanda, has been arrested and detained in Police custody over the brutal murder, on 27th June, 2014, of a 32-year-old Kamaldeen Muritala, an Islamic Religious Knowledge teacher attached to Titilope Islamic Comprehensive High School, Ejigbo, Osun State.
Preliminary enquiry by Police detectives from the Osun State Police Command, Osogbo reveals that the victim, Kamaldeen Muritala died at Baptist Hospital Ejigbo from complications arising from fatal stab wounds inflicted on his neck with a jack-knife by the NSCDC member during an argument close to the entrance of an examination hall where National Examination Council (NECO) examination was taking place.
Following the demise of the deceased Islamic teacher, students of the school attempted to raze down office structures belonging to the NSCDC as well as those of other government establishments in the area, but the timely intervention of the Police prevented further breakdown of law and order, Mba said.
Mba further revealed that the timely intervention of police operatives from the Osun State command prevented jungle justice meted on 30-year-old Iyanda whom the residents descended upon. He enjoined the citizens not to take the law into their hands.
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