Olomofe, director of a Badagry-basedPrime Magazine was reportedly battered at about 4pm, by the suspected smugglers on the premises of the Nigerian Customs Service office in Seme, Badagry Lagos.
The case was immediately reported to the Area K, Command Morogbo, on Friday while a petition was also submitted at the office of the Lagos state Commissioner of Police, Kayode Aderanti on, Tuesday, June 30, 2015.
While narrating his ordeal to Punch Metro, disclosed that the NCS men looked away as the attackers as he was being battered.
According to him, “There were four men who pounced on me while I was on the NCS, Seme Area Command premises. They were shouting on top of their voices, ‘We will kill you today. When we kill you today, other journalists will leave this place alone. The most notorious of them is known as Alhaji Momoh, otherwise called Basket. The others are Elijah and Shehu. The fourth person is unknown. They came with cudgels before they carried me to a nearby refuse dump. It was when they hit me on the head that I knew they intended to kill me”.
He added that, the suspected smugglers intended to take his life without any form of provocation and urged the police to ensure that justice prevails.
However, the Public Relations Officer, NCS, Seme Area Command, Afiz Abiodun Ajao, an Assistant Superintendent of Customs, said the command is investigating the incident, and would come out with its findings soon.