Two suspects, Lekan Odusote and Monday Molipa who are currently being investigated by the Ogun State Police Command, have revealed how they both lured a commercial motorcycle operator to an isolated area, killed him and went away with his motorcycle.
According to Lekan Odusote “After we lured the victim to an isolated area, at Ikangba area, Obalende in Ijebu-Ode, we killed him there. Thereafter, we took his corpse to an uncompleted building, dug a shallow grave and buried him there.
We later took possession of the motorcycle which we later sold.”
It was gathered that they subsequently took his motorcycle to Ijebu-Igbo where they sold it for N120,000.
Newsbeats learned that trouble however started when the duo could not agree on how to share the proceed from the sale of the motorcycle.
The disagreement degenerated into a physical confrontation and police involvement.
Newsbeats further gathered that after the suspects were arrested they took the policemen to the uncompleted building where the victim was buried, and the corpse has been recovered and taken to mortuary for post mortem examination.
Confirming the arrest, the Spokesperson of the Ogun State Police Command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said the suspects, Lekan Odusote and Monday Molipa, 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.”
“However, their inability to agree on a sharing formula for the money led to a serious altercation between the suspects and involvement of 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 to the crime.”
“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.”