Three Arrested by Police for Killing of Ondo Driver

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The Ondo State Police Command announced on Thursday the arrest of three individuals in connection with the alleged killing of Adewale Olowolafe. Olowolafe was reportedly killed by security guards along Ijare Road in Akure, the state capital, on Wednesday.

According to an anonymous eyewitness, the suspects allegedly beat Olowolafe with an iron rod during a fight, leading to his death. Among those arrested is a female suspect believed to be the mastermind behind the incident.

“The deceased is from Ijare. He is a driver and was killed yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon by some private security guards along Ijare Road. The boy was hacked to death by the guards for no justifiable reason.

“The guy was equally hit with hot iron and sticks. The killing was masterminded by a woman. The deceased was going about his normal daily activities when the attackers pounced on him. Some people selling maize around the area offered the suspects firewood with which attackers hit the deceased”, the eyewitness said.

State Police Public Relations Officer, Funmilayo Odunlami, confirmed the incident and arrests, stating that the case has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation.

“Three persons have been arrested and the matter has been transferred to the SCID for further investigation. I will give more details as soon as I get it,” the PPRO stated

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