BREAKING: Inspector-General Of Police Transfers Usifo Ataga’s Murder Case, Suspect Chidinma, To Abuja

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has ordered the switch of the case of the murdered Super TV Chief Executive Officer, Usifo Ataga, from Lagos to Abuja.

SaharaReporters learnt that the IGP ordered that the case be taken up by the Force Criminal Investigation Department, whereas the homicide prime suspect, 21-year-old Chidinma Ojukwu, would even be dropped at Abuja.

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“IGP has approved the transfer of Usifo Ataga’s murder case to Abuja. It will be handled by the FCID,” a prime supply informed SaharaReporters.

SaharaReporters had on Wednesday reported that the household alleged that the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, may be shielding the killers of their son, with the police’s suspicious dealing with of the matter.

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They had claimed that Chidinma, the prime suspect in Ataga’s homicide, was arraigned in a Yaba Magistrate Court with out the household being knowledgeable.

The household of the murdered Super TV CEO had final Sunday employed human rights’ lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, SAN, to make sure that justice was served for his or her slain son.

Ataga’s household in a letter to Ozekhome additionally accused the police of stifling efforts to make sure these behind the Super TV CEO homicide had been dropped at e-book.

The household, within the letter, accused the Lagos CP of “attempting to protect the killers of Ataga.”

The Usifo household additionally decried the alleged snug motion of Chidinma from jail to court docket and from court docket again to the jail.

The household stated Chidinma was moved in an Uber journey with out handcuffs.

The household alleged that the person who had claimed to be Chidinma’s father and was charged for obstructing police investigation was her (Chidinma) “sugar daddy” and never her organic father.

They had faulted the N1million bail granted to Chidinma’s father and one Babalola Disu, one other suspect within the case by the Justice of the Peace court docket.

The household had alleged that Disu was “highly suspected to have carried out the murder”.

Ataga’s household premised its suspicion on data they obtained to the impact that Disu’s quick rental house was instantly reverse the house the place Mr Ataga was killed.

The household, nonetheless, urged Ozekhome and his chambers to take up the case and see that justice is served via a really skilled prosecution of all these concerned within the crime.

Ozekhome additionally confirmed that he’s now representing Ataga’s household

In an announcement on Sunday, Ozekhome had stated the bereaved household employed him “to protect and defend the interests of the Ataga family and his teeming friends, admirers, kinsmen, and business associates, to ensure that justice is duly served in the matter.”

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