The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, has confirmed the arrest of three suspected killers of winner of the Gulder Ultimate Search Season 3, Oluwaseun Jobarteh.
Oluwaseun was murdered by some gunmen in his house on Olufowora Close, Oko-Oba, Agege, after picking up a sibling from the local wing of the Muritala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja.
Famous-Cole said, “The residents picked the faces of some of the suspects, which aided police investigations. Three suspects have been arrested.”
Meanwhile, a police source also disclosed that the attack was cult-related and appeared to be a reprisal.
He said, “He had returned into the country about three months ago. He went to pick his brother on Saturday. The killers followed him to his house. When they got to the apartment, they met his younger brother who asked who they were. They told him that they wanted to see his elder brother. Immediately they sighted him, one of them brought out a gun and shot him dead.
“From what we have gathered, it appeared to be a reprisal. There are some pointers that it had something to do with cultism.”