How I killed an Okada rider to get N500 data subscription, 18 year old boy confesses

An 18 year old boy Odunayo Samson confessed that he killed a commercial motorcyclist in Iperu Remo in other to get N500 data subscription.

He made this confession while being paraded by Ogun State Police in Eleweran, Abeokuta on Monday.

Odunayo who claimed he was an internet fraudster said he had no money for data subscription and that prompted him to join other two boys to kill the victim.

The suspects, Sodiq Awokoya (18), Odunayo Samson (18) and Jimoh Rilwan (17) were nabbed for “killing the motorcyclist, Bashiru Umaru, before snatching his motorcycle.”

The Commissioner of Police Lanre Bankole while addressing newsmen explained that the teenagers were apprehended on the 8th of October in Ogere-Remo where they have gone to sell a motorcycle which they snatched after hacking the owner to death in the most gruesome manner.

He explained further that one of them, Odunayo Samson pretended to be a passanger and asked the rider to take him to Ona-Eri  area of Iperu, on getting to a point, his accomplices was already waiting and ordered the motorcyclist to stop.

"While waiting to collect the agreed fee, the already accomplice, Sodiq Awokoya came out with a cutlass and hacked him down. While struggling in pain, Samson Odunayo moved near him and squeezed his neck until he gave up the ghost.

"They then took away his motorcycle to Ogere where they intended to sell it but the buyer became suspicious when they were unable to produce the document of the motorcycle and he secretly informed the police who quickly went there and got them arrested"he said.

Bankole vowed not to allow a repeat of such criminal activity in the state.

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