Two relatives were detained in Ogun for robbery and murder.


Two relatives were detained in Ogun for robbery and murder.
Amos Oyemechi Chuckwuka's tricycle was allegedly stolen on February 9 by two cousins, Damilola Famoriyo, 34, and Akinbayo Emmanuel Abiodun, 31. Chuckwuka was then allegedly killed and his body was dumped at a riverbank in Ijebu-ode.

According to a statement made by SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the state police command's spokesperson, the suspects were detained after police officers assigned to the Obalende divisional headquarters in Ijebu Ode received information on December 13, 2022, that a dead body—later determined to be a tricycle rider—had been discovered on a riverbank in the Agoro neighborhood of Ijebu Ode.

According to Oyeyemi, the DPO Obalende division's SP Murphy Salami took his investigators to the spot after receiving the report, where it was revealed that the victim had been matchet to death before having his tricycle removed. According to him, the DPO immediately delegated his Crack team to begin a technological and forensic investigation of the incident in an effort to identify individuals responsible for the wicked deed.

According to Oyeyemi, the police's efforts paid off on February 9th, 2023, when one of the suspects, Damilola Famoriyo, who lives in New Site, Awosan Fakale Ikorodu Lagos, was detained along with the deceased's phone.

His arrest led to the apprehension of his accomplice, who is also his cousin, Akinbayo Emmanuel Abiodun of Road 1, Block A, Maya Ikorodu Lagos State. 

On interrogation, the two suspects confessed to the commission of the crime. In their statements, they confessed been a 2-man syndicate who specialized in snatching motorcycles and tricycles. They confessed further that they always carry out their robbery operation in Ijebu ode and its environs. 

According to them, on the 13th of December 2022, they lured the victim Amos Oyemechi Chuckwuka to carry their farm products from Agoro area to the town, and they agreed on a price. But on getting to Agoro/Ikangba road, they stopped him and snatched the tricycle from him. It was when the deceased tried to struggle with them that they matcheted him to death and dragged his corpse to the riverbank where they dumped him. 

They informed the police further that they have snatched up to eight tricycles in Ijebu ode area, and that their standby buyers are residing at Ikorodu in Lagos State. ‘’the police spokesperson said

Items retrieved from them, according to Oyeyemi, include the deceased's two phones and the cutlass they used to kill him.

He continued by saying that CP Frank Mba, the state's commissioner of police, had ordered the suspects to be sent to state criminal investigation departments for a covert probe.


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