The corpse of a Lebanese national, Basan Khodari was found in a septic tank at his lagos home on the afternoon of Tuesday September 10.
Adam Mohammed, a private guard employed by the deceased, is suspected to have carried out the act as properties belonging to the deceased which include three split unit air conditioners, a generator and three plasma television were looted from his house at 21 Bombay Crescent in Apapa, after the act was carried out.
Khodari meets Mohammed and his accomplices stealing his properties when he returned from his Abuja trip unannounced on Monday, September 9.
According to reports, Khodari confronted the guard Mohammed for bringing in strangers into his home and stealing from him, this got him angry.
Eyewitnesses who confirmed the heated argument at the deceased’s home on Monday said they were shocked to discover his dead body inside the tank around 2 pm on Tuesday.
It was reported by the Nation that the hand, mouth and legs of the Lebanese national were tied before being dumped in the septic tank with noticeable violent marks on his body.
Bala Elkana, Lagos police spokesman confirmed the incident and he disclosed that some suspects are already in police custody. He also said that Homicide detectives recovered a double-barrel gun with 38 cartridges in the guard’s room after arriving the scene of the incident.
“We are trailing the key suspect. Some persons have been arrested and investigation is ongoing. I cannot give you further details so that we do not jeopardise investigation,” he said.