The Honcho Gist reports, A 32 year old man allegedly beats cigarette seller to death over N50 has been arrested in Ogun state.
Biodun Adebiyi who is a 32 year old man living at Oladun street Ikotun Lagos, has been arrested by the Ogun stat police command for beating a cigarette seller to death over balance of N50.
According to Dailypost, the State Police Command said the suspect was apprehended on Sunday when the matter was reported at Idiroko divisional headquarters by the father of the deceased who is identified as Abubakar Adamu.
According to Abubakar, the suspect visited his shop at Ajegunle around 2pm to buy cigarettes and his son, Mukaila Adamu, attended to him and at about 10pm, the suspect returned to demand his N50 change.
This seems to have led to an argument.
“In the course of the argument, the suspect descended heavily on Mukaila Adamu with fist blow, consequent upon which he collapsed and was rushed to hospital where he was confirmed dead,” Ogun police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, quoted Abubakar as saying.
The DPO of Idiroko division, CSP Shadrach Oriloye, had quickly led his men to the scene and has arrested the suspect.
The deceased has been deposited at the mortuary for autopsy, Oyeyemi informed that the Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the homicide section of the state CIID for further investigation and diligent prosecution.