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Security guard Gyudu punches man to death in Lagos

Benjamin Hundeyin, Lagos Police Command Spokesperson

Benjamin Hundeyin, PPRO, Lagos State

A security guard with a private security company, Desmond Gyudu has punched a man, Hakeem Nuhu to death during altercation in Ikoyi area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Benjamin Hundeyin disclosed this on Saturday in a statement.

He said the case was received by the Divisional Police Officer at Ikoyi on Tuesday at about 11.00 a.m.

He said that someone brought a 25-year-old Desmond Gyudu, a security guard with a private security company attached to a house in Ikoyi.

Hundeyin said that the report revealed that on Oct. 10, at about 11.30 p.m., the said suspect allegedly punched one Hakeem Nuhu, 26-year-old motor boy of a water truck on his face during an altercation.

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He said that as a result, the victim became unconscious and was rushed to police hospital, Falomo, where he later died on Oct. 11 at about 7.30 a.m.

“Based on the report, a team of detectives visited the scene. Corpse also inspected and photographed at the hospital.

“The corpse evacuated and deposited at the Federal Medical Centre morgue Ebute-Metta for autopsy.

“Meanwhile, the suspect has been taken into custody and investigation is in progress,” he said.

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