Suspected Cultist Who Killed Mechanic In Ogun Has Been Declared Wanted By Police - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Sunday, October 18, 2020

Suspected Cultist Who Killed Mechanic In Ogun Has Been Declared Wanted By Police

ABEOKUTA - A notorious cultist terrorizing Igbesa and its environs simply known as Bobo has been declared wanted by Ogun state police command.

The suspect was declared wanted over the gruesome murder of an automobile mechanic, Salaudeen Lawal.

The deceased who was called to fix a vehicle which developed a mechanical fault was accused by Bobo and his colleagues of obstructing the road with the vehicle he was repairing and this led to an argument between them, consequent upon which the said Bobo broke a bottle and stabbed the deceased on his hand and cut one of the veins.

The Police PRO in Ogun state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi who narrated the scenario in a press statement said distress call was made to the police at Igbesa divisional headquarters and the DPO, SP Abayomi Adeniji quickly led his men to the scene and rescued the victim to the hospital where he gave up the ghost while receiving treatment.

Oyeyemi said, the suspect, having realized what he did took to his heel immediately but one of his accomplices has been arrested and he is helping the police in their investigation.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered a massive manhunt for the suspect, he also directed that the case be taken over by the homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation. 

The CP also appealed to residents of the area to remain calm as the command will do everything possible to apprehend the fleeing suspect who is neither a student of the only tertiary institution in the town nor an indigene of the town.

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