On July 16 2023, an unidentifiable Twitter user made a distress call, claiming that a certain Baale Omotola Adeboyejo under the influence of alcohol ordered the execution of his father over a land dispute.
The incident, as described by the victim, took place on July 15, 2023, at approximately 10am in Museyo Ibeju Lekki, Lagos State, a day before the incident was made public on Twitter.
The call goes thus: “A power-drunk baale(head of town) omotola adeboyejo ordered his (escort mobile police ) to shoot my dad on the head after seriously having boys to beat him up over a land dispute, he took the life of my dad in the presence of my kid sis and step mum.@BenHundeyin @lindaikeji
“He ordered one of his escorts to shoot his head after hitting him with a charm, this happened around 10am yesterday June 15 2023 around museyo ibeju lekki Lagos State. Please I’m seeking for the help of All Nigerians to help me out so I can get Justice for my Father.”
Reacting to the call for help, Lagos State Police PRO Benjamin Hundeyin said the Police on getting to the scene found out that the Baale, his family members and his boys have fled, whilst also promising that the Police command will continue their investigation.
“The police arrived at the scene shortly after getting the report. The Baale and his boys had fled. The Baale and his family have equally fled their home. Efforts are on to apprehend him and bring him to justice.
“Investigation is ongoing,” Benjamin said.
More details about the investigation will be reported, following the Police investigation.