A CCTV footage has shown how a suspect killed Fahim Saleh, the Chief Executive Officer of Lagos-based motorcycle-hailing company, Gokada, in New York on Tuesday.
DAILY POST earlier reported that the dismembered body of Saleh, 33, was found in his luxury Manhattan apartment after his sister raised an alarm of his disappearance.
According to the New York Post, his arms and legs below the knees were removed, and body parts found in different plastic bags next to a plugged-in electric saw.
Police said the surveillance footage showed the suspect entering the building on Monday and then using the elevator with the victim.
The CCTV footage showed the suspect wearing gloves, a hat and mask covering his face, and carrying a bag.
He waited to enter the elevator with Saleh, and as they both rode up to the seventh floor, Saleh appeared suspicious of him.
“The perpetrator had a suitcase. He was very professional,” the Daily News quoted a police source as saying.
The attacker reportedly struck immediately after the deceased stepped out of the elevator, which opened directly into his apartment.
Accoridng to Daily Mail, the Gokada owner fell to the floor after either likely being shot or stunned, the footage reportedly shows.
Meanwhile, Police detectives are still investigating the circumstances surrounding his death.