By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Men of Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday arrested the duo of Lekan Odusote ‘M’ 27yrs of Sanga area Ijebu-Ode and Monday John ‘M’ 22yrs of Molipa Estate Ijebu-Ode over the killing of yet to be identified okada rider before snatching his motorcycle.
The two suspects lured the bike man to Ikangba area Obalende in Ijebu-Ode where they killed him and took his corpse to an uncompleted building, dug a shallow grave and buried him there.
Having done with the Okada man, they took his motorcycle to Ijebu-Igbo where they sold it at the rate of #120,000 (One hundred and twenty thousand). 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 led to a serious altercation between them and some of their pronouncements arouse the suspicious of people around and they informed the Police.
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 porceed 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 mortuary for post mortem examination.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP 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.