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Police Arrest Two In Ogun For Killing Okada Rider

By Raymond Osho
Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested two suspects, Lekan Odusote and Monday John in Ijebu-Ode area of Ogun State for allegedly killing a yet-to-be-identified motorcyclist and snatched away his motorcycle.

A statement by the Command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi on Wednesday August 21, 2019, stated that the 27-year-Old Odusote and 22-year-old John lured the victim to Ikangba, Obalende in Ijebu-Ode where they carried out the diabolic act and took his corpse to an uncompleted building, dug a shallow grave and buried him there.

After burying the victim, Oyeyemi said they took his motorcycle to Ijebu-Igbo where they sold it for N120,000.

Oyeyemi explained that luck ran against the duo when they were about to share the money as they could not agree on certain amount for individual.

The release read “The disagreement led to a serious altercation between them and some of their pronouncements arouse the suspicion of people around and they informed the Police.”

“Upon receiving the information, the District Police Officer (DPO), Obalende division, CSP Sunday Omonijo swiftly dispatched his detectives to effect the arrest of the two suspects.”

“On interrogation”, Abimbola said; “They confessed luring the Okadaman to an isolated area where they killed him and took possession of the motorcycle which they sold and the sharing formula of the stolen money caused disagreement between them.”

He added; “The suspects have taken police to the uncompleted building where the victim was buried, adding that the corpse has been exhumed and taken to the mortuary for post mortem examination.”

Oyeyemi confirmed that the Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.

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