The Police command in Ogun State, has arrested two suspected criminals known as Lekan Odusote, 27, and Monday John, 22, over the killing of an unknown ‘okada’ rider before stealing his motorcycle.
Reports gathered that the two suspects, who are natives of Ijebu-Ode, lured the bike man to Ikangba area of Obalende in Ijebu-Ode where they allegedly killed him and took his corpse to an uncompleted building and buried him in a shallow grave.
While, speaking on the matter, the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said “having done with the Okada man, they took his motorcycle to Ijebu-Igbo where they sold it at the rate of N120,000.”
According to Abimbola: “luck, however, ran against them when they were about to share the money because of their inability to agree on a particular sharing formular.”
This confusion, Oyeyemi said, led to a serious altercation between them and some of their pronouncements attracted the suspicions of people around, who informed the police on what they noted.
“Upon the information, the DPO, Obalende division, CSP Sunday Omonijo, swiftly dispatched his detectives to effect the arrest of the two suspects.
“On interrogation, they confessed luring an okada man to an isolated area where they killed him and took possession of the motorcycle which they sold, and the sharing formular of the proceed caused disagreement between them.
“The suspects have taken police to the uncompleted building where the victim was buried, and the corpse has been recovered and taken to the mortuary for post mortem examination,” he also explained.