Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Police apprehends five for murder of hotelier in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command have arrested five people over the killing of a popular hotelier, Chief Akanni Famuyiwa (73).

The suspects, whose age ranges from 17 to 20 years, are Dare Abiodun, Femi Ayinla, Abduliamin Akinlotan, Jamiu Akeweje and Gbenga Ojo.

The suspects were alleged to have attacked  Chief Famuyiwa, who until the killing was  the Director of MAFLAND HOTEL,  at the residence of one of his wives located  at the Arigbajo area of  Ifo Local Government Area of the State last  June 14.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement, said the hoodlums,  about eight of them, broke into the residence of the victim’s wife at about 5:00 am and held everybody hostage.

Abimbola added that the hoodlums over powered the Septuagenarian, stabbed him on his left hand and snatched a bag containing the N500, 000 cash and two handsets.

According to the Police Image Maker in Ogun State, the victim was taken to the hospital by residents but gave up the ghost on the way following profuse bleeding.

Abimbola said when the Command got the report of the incident, the Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, directed the Diviaional Police Officer,  Ewekoro, Vincent Egwuonu,  to arrest  the suspects.

According to him, following intelligence on the suspects, they were arrested from their hideouts.

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