The men of the Ondo State Police Command have arrested a 39year-old scavenger, Basiru Ibrahim for allegedly killing a 45year-old man, Arise Ikuesan in Ore, the headquarters of Odigbo local government area of the state.
It was gathered that Ikuesan believed to be ‘Landlord’ in the area died from the injury sustained in the attack that occurred on 13th September, 2021.
Spokesperson of the Ondo State Police Command, Funmi Odulami, said the landlord was attacked for trying to stop the scavenger from picking iron rod in his compound.
She said, “On 13th September, 2021, at about 1600hrs, a report was made at Ore Divisional Headquarters that a scavenger, Basiru Ibrahim ‘m’ 39 years old hit an iron rod on the forehead of one Arise Ikuesan ‘m’ 45 years old, now deceased, after trying to stop the scavenger from picking iron rod in his compound.
“Upon the receipt of the information, Detectives swung into action and arrested the suspect,” Odulami said.
She said the suspect confessed committing the crime and that he has been charged to Court for prosecution.