Police arrests boy for killing room mate in Ogun

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[Ogun]–Badmus Gbadamosi, A 20-year old boy  has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for killing his room mate, a 27-year old young man, on Saturday.

In a statement released by Bimbola Oyeyemi, the Police Public Relation Officer of the Ogun State Police Command, “The incident happened on the 13th of May at Mamu area of Awa Ijebu when the suspect came in around 6.30 am and shot the deceased who was sleeping as of that time to death with a locally made pistol.”

The suspect was later arrested after the sound from the gun attracted other occupants, who in turn alerted the police to the crime scene.

The statement noted that “preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect is a member of a notorious armed bandits terrorizing the area,and that the deceased have accosted him on one or two occasions while coming from robbery scene.

“It was the fear that the deceased may exposé him that prompted him to sniff life out of him. He has made useful information to the police which will help in nabbing other members of his group.

“Meanwhile, the Commissioner of police CP Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the transfer of the suspect to FSARS for discrete investigation, while the body of the deceased has been deposited in the morgue for post mortem examination,” the statement concluded.

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