'Obanikoro,' Two Others At Large Over Killing Of 400-level Undergraduate In Ogun - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Wednesday, August 28, 2019

'Obanikoro,' Two Others At Large Over Killing Of 400-level Undergraduate In Ogun

Ogun Police Commissioner, CP Bashir Makama addressing journalists on Wednesday after joint security meeting with other sister agencies
Michael-Azeez Ogunsiji
ABEOKUTA - A middle age man simply identified as Obanikoro and two other unidentified suspects were on the run for allegedly killing a 400-level student of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State.

The Ogun State Police Command on Wednesday paraded three suspected murderers in connection with the killing of the OOU student. 

The suspects: Idowu Ayodele, Segun Ogunsanwo and Salisu Hakeem allegedly murdered the victim identified as Ahmed Obisanwo student of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago - Iwoye and threw his corpse into a flowing stream in Ijebu - Igbo.

Parading the suspects, the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, CP Bashir Makama said the three suspects were members of a local vigilance group arrested in Ijebu-Igbo.

Parading the suspects on Wednesday at the Police Command headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, the state Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama said the trio of Ayodele, Ogunsanwo and Hakeem forcefully abducted the 24-years old victim alongside two others whom they suspected to be members of an unidentified secret cult group.
The three suspects
The CP further explained that the suspects, who were members of a local vigilance group in Ijebu - Igbo known as "Yaluwon" later released the two others, leaving the 24 years old Obisanwo at their custody.

Emphasizing that the suspects would soon be charged to court after concluding investigations on the matter, Makama also said that the police was on the trail of three other accomplices who were simply identify as "Lonlo", "Agbena" and Obanikoro.

In an interaction with one of the suspects, Idowu Ayodele, who is the head of the vigilance group, said his group only invaded an hotel where the suspected cultists were billed to celebrate their annual festival in Ijebu - Igbo.

The 53-year old Ayodele, who also claimed to be a member of the Ogun state-owned Special security outfit christened "So-SAFE", confirmed that the abducted 400-level OOU student may have been killed since the trio of Lonlo, Agbena and Obanikoro who were ordered to hand the suspect over to the police have since disappeared.


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