The police have revealed that the killing of a young man named Kolade Johnson in Lagos on Sunday is being treated as a homicide. According to the Complaint Response Unit of the Police on its Twitter handle, the killing of Johnson was a case of excessive use of force. The CRU added that the Lagos Commissioner of Police, CP Zubairu Muazu, would be doing a briefing on the death of the young man, who was reportedly murdered by FSARS operatives who had reportedly visited his residential area on Sunday afternoon, to arrest one of the boys of a major music producer who was wearing dreadlocks. The tracking number for the case at the CRU is
CRU has registered the unfortunate death of Mr Kolade Johnson as a case of Excessive Use of Force, Tracking No. #CRU275741.@PoliceNG Lagos State is treating it as a homicide, CP Lagos will brief the public on this case today.
May his soul RIP.
— POLICE COMPLAINT (@PoliceNG_CRU) April 1, 2019
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