The Lagos Police Commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu has revealed that more suspects involved in the murder of SuperTV CEO, Michael Ataga have been arrested.Recall that Chidinma Ojukwu is the prominent suspect in the case.The police chief disclosed this on Wednesday during a briefing and parade of over 1,000 suspects at the Command headquarters in Ikeja.
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Although he did not 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 the prime suspect, Chidinma Ojokwu, 21, was still a suspect with her rights guaranteed by the constitution, dismissing insinuations the police were attempting to give her a soft landing.
Odumosu said: “We have established a case of conspiracy in the murder and we have arrested more suspects.”Ataga, 50, was killed on June 15 at a shortlet apartment where he was spending weekend with his lover, Chidinma Ojokwu.
Ojokwu, 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.