The Lagos state police command said one Femi Aderoumu, a school Gardner at Jubril Martin memorial grammar is now in their custody for allegedly beating a senior secondary school pupil of the aforementioned school with a location at iponri to death
Urban express news online gathered that Rafiu was heading home after writing his West African Senior School Certificate Examination on Wednesday when he was accosted by the gardener along the Oke-Olu Road I within Iponri settlement.
A statement from the spokesman Bala Elkana, confirmed the arrest of Aderonmu, adding that he would soon be charged to court after investigation.
Elkana stated, “On April 16, 2019, around 2.40pm, the Iponri Police Station received a complaint from the Jubril Martins Memorial Grammar School, Iponri, that on April 15, 2019, around 4.40pm, one Femi Aderonmu, a gardener with the said school, engaged one Rafiu Adagun, an SSS3 pupil, in a fight along Oke-Olu Road, Iponri.
“In the process, the pupil fell down and became unconscious and was rushed to the Smith Medical Hospital, where he later died. Eyewitness accounts showed that the deceased was returning home with his friends after writing the WASSCE and the suspect blocked him on the way and pulled him down on the accusation that the deceased had insulted him earlier.
“Homicide detectives from the State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba, visited the crime scene and the corpse of the deceased was deposited in the mortuary for autopsy.