Chinyere Wagbaranta, a teenager who drove a Mercedes Benz Sports Utility Vehicle, in company of her brother, Chisom, and one Felix Adebayo, a police corporal attached to Police Mobile Force 22, carelessly crushed little girl to death.
The grandfather of the victim, Pa Adesola Elegbede, said he left the Ikeoluwa, deceased to play with her mate in the compound, it there the culprit drove into the compound with the police to deal with one of the tenants in the compound who had offended her that she carelessly hit the little girl with her car. When they realized the enormity of their crime, they ran away from the scene of crime.
The little was rushed to the hospital by her grandfather, where she was confirmed dead.
The biological parents of the little girl work in Victoria Island.
Elegbede said he immediately ran to the Isolo Police Division to report the matter and it was there that he met the culprits.
He said, “I was told that Chinyere and her brother hired the Police Mobile Force member, who is attached to a bank in the area, to escort them to our compound to fight one of my neighbour’s children.
The grandfather said four days after the incident, Chinyere’s parents, in company with the Divisional Police Officer, Isolo, Adamu Ibrahim, and a chief in the area came to apologize over the incident, urging him not to pursue the case.
Elegbede, however, berated the police for not handling the case professionally.
“When I noticed that the case was not being handled properly, I asked the DPO to transfer the matter to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba, but he refused to do this.