Lagos State Police Command on Thursday confirmed the exhumation of the corpse of the late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba popularly known as Mohbad.
The police also arrested the nurse who reportedly injected the deceased singer prior to his demise on Tuesday, September 12, PUNCH Metro can confirm.
The Lagos State Police Command Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the developments to our correspondent in an exclusive telephone interview on Thursday.
“Mohbad’s corpse has been exhumed today, and an autopsy will begin as soon as possible,” Hundeyin said.
However, responding to a further inquiry by our correspondent concerning arrests made by the police in connection with the late singer’s death, Hundeyin added, “I can’t answer questions on the arrests yet, because I don’t have that update. However, the nurse is in our custody; I can confirm that.”
PUNCH Metro reports that acting Inspector-General of Police, Olukayode Egbetokun had earlier issued a directive to the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohynwa, instructing him to initiate a swift and comprehensive investigation into the tragic passing of Mohbad.
The Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, made the development known in a late Saturday night official correspondence.