Tension is high in Okokomaiko area of Lagos State after a suya seller was reportedly killed for laughing at a traditional ruler’s son.
The incident took place on Friday 14th September 2017.
It was gathered that the incident happened after Bashiru Ahmed, son of Sarki Hausawa of Okokomaiko was told by the deceased colleagues that he was laughing at him after he fell into the gutter. Ahmed and his gang threw the suya Seller’s meat on the floor and left.
The Suya seller was allegedly shot by two assailants who escaped, after he went complained to Bashiru’s father, the Sarki, Alh Adamu Ahmed Gaya, who promised to pay for the suya but the owner declined the compensation.
Though the Police are already investigating the incident, as they linked Bashiru Ahmed to the murder incident, however friends of the late Suya man who sighted an associate of Bashiru Ahmed today, pursued and killed him near Alaba rago and moved to the Palace of the Sarki and set it ablaze.
The Area commander Area E” Command,Acp Auwal Musa, the commander RRS Acp Tunji Disu and Officers of Ops Mensa were on the ground to maintain peace . Meeting were held with elders of the community to stop further reprisal attacks.