The household of the murdered Super TV Chief Executive Officer, Usifo Ataga, has alleged that the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, could be shielding the killers of their son, with the police’s suspicious dealing with of the matter.
The household on Sunday employed human rights’ lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, SAN, to make sure that justice was served for his or her slain son.
According to PM News, 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 have been dropped at ebook.
The household, within the letter, accused the Lagos CP of “attempting to protect the killers of Ataga.”
They claimed that the Chioma Ojukwu, the prime suspect in Ataga’s homicide, was arraigned in a Yaba Magistrate Court with out the household being knowledgeable.
The Usifo household additionally decried the alleged comfy motion of Chidinma from jail to court docket and from court docket again to the jail.
The household mentioned Chidinma was moved in an Uber trip 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 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 alleged that Disu was “highly suspected to have carried out the murder”.
Ataga’s household premised its suspicion on info they obtained to the impact that Disu’s brief rental residence was straight reverse the residence 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 by 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 mentioned 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.”