Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the Public Relations Officer for the Nigeria Police Force, has assured the public that the police will conduct a comprehensive investigation to ensure justice for the late Nigerian singer Mohbad.
News About Nigeria reports that in a tweet on Tuesday morning, Adejobi emphasised the need for a thorough investigation to uncover hidden facts surrounding the case.
He stated, “We will torchlight many areas and interrogate as many as possible to get to the root of the matter and have justice done.
“In investigation, you dont have a mindset or stereotyped methodology, but be flexible, open-minded, and adopt multi-faceted approaches for a good result. The investigation is ongoing. let’s wait and see how it goes.”
MOHBAD: Let's open our minds and widen the scope of investigation to unravel the case. Many would, by now, agree with me or concur with my assertion that we need a thorough investigation to expose some hidden facts. We will torchlight many areas and interrogate as many as…
— Prince Olumuyiwa Adejobi (@Princemoye1) September 18, 2023
Adejobi also highlighted the importance of an open-minded and flexible approach to the investigation.
The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Mr Idowu Owohunwa, had already constituted a Special Investigation Team to examine the circumstances of Mohbad’s death.
The team, led by Assistant Commissioner of Police Saheed Kassim, has a wide range of responsibilities, including the exhumation of Mohbad’s body for an autopsy and the conduct of toxicology and histology tests.
Commissioner Owohunwa explained that the investigation would cover multiple aspects, with the team divided into four sub-teams handling forensic, technical, medical, and practical investigations.
He reiterated the commitment of the Lagos State Police Command to conducting a conclusive and professionally delivered investigation.
The investigation’s terms of reference include aggregating allegations and suspicions, deploying forensic and technical assets, identifying all individuals connected to the case, and gathering witness testimonies.