Super TV boss’ family accuse Lagos Police Commissioner of favouring Chidinma, other suspects


The family of Usifo Ataga, the late Super TV CEO have thrown a partiality slur at the Lagos State Police Commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu, accusing him of actions that tend towards subverting justice.

Chidinma Ojukwu, the prime suspect was on Monday driven out of the Yaba Magistrates court premises where the case came up in a Uber cab against the usual practice of using black Maria to convey suspects facing trials.

The 21-year-old was not in handcuff while it was alleged that some of the suspects have been granted bail by the same court.

The situations did not sit well with the Atagas, according to SaharaReporters quoting an unnamed family member with accusing fingers pointed at Odumosu.

“We were shocked to read from the media that she was arraigned in court. The Lagos State Police Command didn’t inform us at all,” a family source told SaharaReporters.

“The other defendants, including the man claiming to be Chidinma’s father wasn’t her father but her sugar daddy. So the police lied about that.

“We were also shocked that Chidinma reportedly left the court premises without handcuffs in an Uber ride.

“One Disu who was granted bail to the tune of N1m is highly suspected to have carried out the murder. His apartment was opposite Usifo’s in the short rental apartment.

“And he reportedly asked that carpenter of Airbnb (Air Bed and Breakfast) should be called to fix his door, only to be told it was Usifo’s door that was broken.

“The Lagos State Police Commissioner is also complicit in bungling this case, we don’t really understand him,” it quoted the unnamed source as saying.

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