Police arrest three for allegedly beating man to dying


The victim was presupposed to catch stolen an iPhone 6 at Keke Hotel in Iyana Iyesi Ota, Ogun say.

The police in Ogun Affirm on Wednesday arrested three men for allegedly beating a 22-year-used man, Tunji George, to dying over allegations of stealing an iPhone 6.

Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Ogun police spokesperson, stated in a assertion on Thursday that the suspects beat up the victim hoping to recuperate the stolen telephone from him, but he passed away within the approach.

The arrested suspects are Felix Sunday, Shomuye Musa, and Oluwatobi Michael.

“The suspects had been arrested following a file by one Bola George who reported at Onipanu divisional headquarters that her brother was presupposed to catch stolen a iPhone 6 at Keke hotel in Iyana Iyesi Ota, consequent upon which the deceased was tied with rope within the hotel and tortured to dying.

“Having realized that the victim was about giving up the ghost, the suspects rapidly rushed him to an clinic, but ahead of they received to the clinic, the victim has passed away,” the assertion reads partly.

Mr Oyeyemi, a deputy superintendent of police, stated when the suspects had been interrogated, they told the police that they strongly suspected the deceased stole the iPhone 6, and in repeat to recuperate the stated telephone from him, they determined to torture him no longer shining that this is in a position to perhaps conclude up in his dying.

Mr Oyeyemi stated the corpse of the victim has been deposited on the long-established clinic mortuary in Ota for autopsy.

The assertion stated the commissioner of police within the say, Lanre Bankole, has directed the prompt transfer of the suspects to the homicide portion of the say criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.

Mr Bankole stated the remark, below his management, is no longer going to tolerate any invent of jungle justice and whoever engages in such act is no longer going to be spared from punishment below the law.

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