Police arrest three kids for homicide


The police in Ogun Teach possess arrested three kids for allegedly killing a motorcyclist at the Ogere portion of the relate and snatching his bike.

Here’s contained in a assertion released on Thursday by Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Ogun police spokesperson.

The kids, Sodiq Awokoya, 18, Odunayo Samson, 18, and Jimoh Rilwan, 17, were arrested by operatives of the relate divulge for allegedly killing Bashiru Umaru, the victim.

“The suspects were arrested on the Eighth of October at Toll gate home of Ogere where they’d long previous to promote the deceased’s bike.

“The buyer, who demanded for the documents of the bike earlier than he can resolve it turned suspicious when the three suspects were giving conflicting accounts of how they got here referring to the bike,” the assertion reads in portion.

Mr Oyeyemi mentioned the patron secretly told the police in Ogere divisional headquarters, from where law enforcement officers were detailed to arrest the suspects.

“On interrogation, they told the police that the bike used to be stolen from Iperu Remo, and so that they were therefore handed over to police in Iperu division.

“Coincidentally, it used to be the time the relatives of the deceased got here to lodge criticism about their missing particular person that the police introduced the suspects from Ogere with the stolen bike.

“On sighting the bike, the relatives of the deceased fleet identified it, and told the police that the bike introduced with the suspects belongs to their missing brother,” the police mentioned.

Mr Oyeyemi, a deputy superintendent of police, mentioned following the identification of the bike by family, the police intensified their investigation into the case.

“The suspects later confirmed that they in actual fact snatched the bike, and that the owner is being tied to a tree in a bush. In announce to rescue the victim, the policemen fleet led the suspects to the bush, however surprisingly, they’ve hacked him to death earlier than casting off the bike,” the police mentioned.

Mr Oyeyemi mentioned extra investigation printed that one of many suspects, Samson Odunayo, used to be the one who ordered the carrier of the motorcyclist.

Unknown to the victim, Mr Odunayo had told Sodiq Awokoya to “wait in a bush along Ona-Eri home of Iperu with cutlass and other unhealthy weapons.

“On getting to the purpose, Samson Odunayo ordered the deceased to cease as a consequence of he has gotten to his trip space. While the deceased used to be waiting to acquire his cash, Sodiq Awokoya got here out with a cutlass and hacked him down.

“While wriggling in grief, Samson Awokoya moved attain him and squeezed his neck except he passed away. They searched his pocket and discovered the sum of #5,500 which they additionally took away,” the assertion reads.

The police added that extra investigation printed that the incident is the 2d robbery operation utilized by the suspects.

Mr Oyeyemi mentioned the bike and the cutlass they aged in killing the deceased were recovered.

Meanwhile, the commissioner of police within the relate, Lanre Bankole, has ordered the switch of the suspects to the relate criminal investigation and intelligence department, for investigation and prosecution of the suspects.

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