The bereaved family of slain Super TV CEO, Michael Usifo Ataga has urged the police to do an in-depth investigation to unravel the misery behind his death.
The family of the deceased stated that the police should go beyond arresting the self-confessed suspect, Chidinma insisting that there’s more to the case than meets the eye.
In a statement titled “Libelous publications in respect of the murder of Michael Usifo Ataga: Demand for restraint by social media practitioners/persons”, Rickey Tarfa & Co, solicitor to the family warned those behind malicious social media publications to refrain from publishing false stories that negatively affects the integrity of the deceased, wife and children or face lawsuits.
The statement which was signed by Olusegun Jolaawo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), on behalf of the law firm, urged Nigerians to allow the police to conduct its investigations without any distraction or interference.
The statement reads,
“We, hereby, admonish the publishers of these stories to employ whatever shreds of decency and decorum they can find in themselves to desist from their false and misleading stories and let the investigating authorities carry out an effective investigation in the hope of apprehending the perpetrators of this heinous crime and their accomplices.
“Yes, we know that Chidinma Adaora Ojukwu has been arrested, and, yes, we know that investigation is continuing. Our client is, however, convinced that there is much more to this than is already apparent from the police investigation.”