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Man Allegedly Beats Motorcyclist to Death in Ogun

Man Allegedly Beats Motorcyclist to Death in Ogun

Operatives of the Ogun state police command have arrested a 40-year-old-man, Michael Salako, for allegedly beating a motorcyclist to death in the Lafenwa area of Abeokuta last Wednesday.

This was contained in a statement released on Sunday by the Ogun police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi 

The PPRO said Salako was arrested on July 28 after fighting with the motorcyclist, during which he gave up the ghost.

He noted that the suspect was arrested following a distress call received by the DPO Lafenwa Divisional Headquarters, at about 12 noon, that an Okada rider has been beaten to death at Sanni Street, Lafenwa, Abeokuta.

The PPRO said the victim was identified as Abudu and his corpse has been deposited in the morgue for autopsy.

Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, Edward Awolowo, has directed the immediate transfer of the suspect to the homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and diligent prosecution.

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