The police say they have recovered the vehicle used in dumping Tagbo Umeike’s body.
The vehicle was recovered from singer Davido’s house and arrests have been made, the police said.
Tagbo died on Tuesday – the eve of his birthday at a bar in Lekki, Lagos.
The popular musician, David Adeleke, aka Davido, is currently under fire forallegedly lying to the police that he did not know how his deceased friend, Tagbo, got to the Lagos General Hospital premises.
The acting Police Commissioner in Lagos, Imohimi Edgal, on Wednesday told reporters that Close Circuit Television (CCTV) footages from the hospital proved that Tagbo was brought in dead (BID) by Davido’s escort driver, Tunde Usutu, and two of Davido’s friends, Agbeje Olaoye and Idris Busari.
He said the men abandoned the deceased inside his ash Toyota Camry LSD378EL on the instruction of Davido.
According to Mr. Edgal, Davido, his friends and the escort driver were being questioned by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Lion Building.
“To be objective and verify facts, I called for a pre-investigation meeting in my conference room.
In attendance were all parties including family, friends of the deceased; those of Davido; Caroline Danjuma; the DPO and investigating officers.”