The suspects, Sodiq Awokoya, Odunayo Samson and Jimoh Rilwan
Operatives of the Ogun state police command have arrested three teenage boys, Sodiq Awokoya m’ 18yrs, Odunayo Samson m’ 18 yrs and Jimoh Rilwan m’ 17yrs for allegedly killing an Okada rider, Bashiru Umaru and snatching his motorbike.
The suspects have been arrested on the eighth of October at tollgate space of Ogere the place they’d gone to promote the deceased motorbike.
An announcement by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command, stated the client, who demanded for the paperwork of the motorbike earlier than he should purchase it, turned suspicious when the three suspects have been giving conflicting accounts of how they got here in regards to the motorbike.
The client instantly knowledgeable the police in Ogere divisional headquarters, consequent upon which the Dpo Ogere division CSP Abiodun Ayinde led his males to the scene and obtained the three suspects apprehended.
”On interrogation, they knowledgeable the police that the motorbike was stolen from Iperu Remo, and so they have been subsequently handed over to police in Iperu division.
Coincidentally, it was the time the relations of the deceased got here to lodge criticism about their lacking person who the police introduced the suspects from Ogere with the stolen motorbike. On sighting the motorbike, the kin of the deceased shortly recognized it, and knowledgeable the police that the motorbike introduced with the suspects belongs to their lacking brother.
Upon the data, the policemen intensified their investigation into the case, and the suspects later confirmed that they really snatched the motorbike, and that the proprietor is being tied to a tree in a bush. In an effort to rescue the sufferer, the policemen shortly led the suspects to the bush, however surprisingly, they’ve hacked him to loss of life earlier than taking away the motorbike.
Additional investigation revealed that Samson Odunayo was the individual, who known as the deceased to take him to someplace in Iperu, unknown to the okada man that he had already knowledgeable Sodiq Awokoya to attend in a bush alongside Ona Eri space of Iperu with cutlass and different harmful weapons. On attending to the purpose, Samson Odunayo ordered the deceased to cease as a result of he has gotten to his vacation spot.
Whereas the deceased was ready to gather his cash, Sodiq Awokoya got here out with a cutlass and hacked him down. Whereas wriggling in ache, Samson Awokoya moved close to him and squeezed his neck till he gave up the ghost. They searched his pocket and located the sum of #5,500 which in addition they took away.
Additional investigation revealed that that is the second theft operations carried out by the suspects. Their first sufferer was secure from been killed by the Intervention of Jimoh Rilwan who appealed to the opposite two to spare the lifetime of the sufferer having robbed him of money sum of #4,500, and that was the explanation why Samson and Sodiq did not carried him alongside throughout their second operation.” the assertion learn
Abimbola added that the motorbike and the cutlass they used for killing the deceased have been recovered. He famous that the state commissioner of police CP Lanre Bankole has ordered the speedy switch of the suspects to the state felony investigation and intelligence division for discreet investigation, with the view of charging them to court docket as quickly as investigation is concluded.