The Lagos State Police Command has commenced a full investigation into the death of singer, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad.
The Command made this known on Saturday, September 16, 2023, in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin, on its official X account.
MOHBAD: LAGOS STATE POLICE COMMAND COMMENCES FULL INVESTIGATION
Consequent upon the growing public concerns and the preliminary police review of the general circumstances sorrounding the death of llerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba aka Mohbad, the Commissioner of Police,
— Lagos State Police Command (@LagosPoliceNG) September 16, 2023
The Police said the investigation followed growing public concerns and the preliminary police review of the circumstances surrounding Mohbad’s death.
“The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Idowu Owohunwa, has directed the commencement of full-scale criminal investigation into the case.
“To this end, the Commissioner of Police has constituted a Special Investigation Team within the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) to coordinate the investigation.
The Command said the team, which comprises seasoned homicide detectives, had been tasked to aggregate all allegations, suspicions and insinuations from various sources on the singer’s death.
According to other parts of the statement, they are to also undertake a professional, diligent and timely investigation to establish facts, and ensure that justice is served.
In addition, the force promised to deploy all requisite protocols, which may include exhumation, and technical and scientific tools vital to the detailed investigation of homicide allegations related to Mohbad’s death.
Meanwhile, this comes after the public outcry for the police to take up the case of the singer’s sudden death. This is especially because of the different videos making rounds on social media of Mohbad being harassed and assaulted by members of his former record label, Marlian Music.
The news of the official launch of an investigation into the singer’s death has been welcomed with joy by the singer’s fans, celebrities and Nigerians at large who have been clamouring for justice for Mohbad.