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Young Man Drowns At Alpha Beach In Lagos, Body Missing

Young Man Drowns At Alpha Beach In Lagos, Body Missing

Young Man Drowns At Alpha Beach In Lagos, Body Missing

Young Man Drowns At Alpha Beach In Lagos, Body Missing

Olamilekan Olubusade, age 26, is said to have drowned at Lagos’ Alpha Beach while swimming with his companions.

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SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), confirmed the event to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday and stated that his body had not yet been found as of press time.

According to Hundeyin, the case was reported to the Ilasan police division on Tuesday at around 2:20 p.m. by the deceased’s senior brother, Ayorinde Olubusade.

He said that information received from Ayorinde revealed that on Monday, at about 5.17 p.m. his younger brother, Olamilekan, of Igbo Efon area, Ilasan of Lagos went to Alpha Beach, Igbo Efon to swim with his friends.

“Ayorinde said his younger brother allegedly drowned on the beach. All efforts to trace him proved abortive.

“Based on the report, the police visited the scene and were photographed by a team of Marine and conventional Policemen.

“Meanwhile, search and rescue operations by Marine police and local divers, with a view to recovering the body are being intensified. The investigation is in progress,” he said.

In another development, a 42-year-old pedestrian, Kareem Moshood, was allegedly knocked down on Monday while crossing the expressway at Agogo Igbala bus stop, on the Lagos-Badagry expressway, Morogbo.

The police image maker said that as a result of the accident, the victim, who lived at No. 20, Kolawole Street, Pako Ketu, died on the spot.

Hundeyin said that a team of traffic policemen visited the scene and photographed the spot, while the corpse was removed and deposited at a public mortuary for an autopsy.

He said that the driver of the Toyota Highlander SUV with a registration number. KRD 711 FX, one Abiodun Rasheed had been detained over the incident, while the investigation was ongoing.


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