The Nigerian Police Force in Ondo State have arrested two friends Rilwan Rasheed and Sheu Akande in connection with the alleged murder of commercial motorcyclist operator at Ile-Oluji/Oke-Igbo local government area of Ondo State.
The duo were also accused of stealing their victim, Thomas Amusan’s motorcycle after killing him.
Confirming the arrest, state Police Public Relations Officer, Femi Joseph said the suspects committed the crime on August 8
“They asked the deceased to take them to a nearby village. On getting to a junction, they asked the man to stop and as they were trying to snatch the motorcycle from him, he resisted. So, they brought out a machete and start cutting him till he died.
“After they have succeeded in killing him, they dumped his lifeless body in the bush and took the motorcycle away,” he said.
He added that when the men of the command got the information about the incident, they swung into action and through an intelligent move, the suspects were able to be apprehended.
The police spokesman assured that the suspects would soon be charge to court.