Ondo: How my friend with 60 stolen bikes lured me to kill Okada rider —Man
A 32-year-old man, Sunday Ayenitaju, has been arrested by men of the Ondo State Security Network Agency codenamed Amotekun Corps for allegedly hacking an Okada rider to death at Omin-nla along Ore in Odigbo Local Government area of Ondo State.
The Hope Metro gathered that the suspect, Ayemitaju reportedly conspired with his friend and killed the unidentified victim in Ore after they snatched his commercial motorcycle.
Luck, however ran out on the suspect, as he was caught in the act by men of Amotekun Corps, who apprehended him.
Sunday was said to have later confessed to committing the crime saying that it was his friend who lured him into the evil act.
In his confession, he said: ”My childhood friend, who is popularly known as ‘Akaba’ invited me to join him in snatching Okada in Ore.
“He told me he had been in the business for a very long time and it’s lucrative. He showed me over 60 bikes he had acquired and asked me to join him. Although he has been inviting me for a very long time, I refused.
“On that fateul day, we met in a hotel in Ore and agreed to take any rider caught to a lonely place where we could carry out the operation as he promised give me a huge share.
“The very moment we got to a lonely place, we sighted an Okada rider and stopped him. My partner immediately threw a dagger to me which I used to stab the man in his stomach and he fell down and died.
“My friend ran away when he saw that the man was dead. As I was still standing by the dead body to plan how I would take his bike away, I got a call from my partner that I should run for my dear life.
”But as I was on the verge of running away, men of the Amotekun caught me arrested.”
Confirming the incident, the state Commander of Amotekun Corps, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, described the incident as pathetic and asked people of the state to be security conscious, especially in this festive period.