Suspected Ogun cultist declared wanted for stabbing mechanic to death

The Ogun State Police Command has declared a suspected notorious cultist, simply identified as Bobo, wanted for allegedly killing an automobile mechanic named Salaudeen Lawal pictured above.

According to the Spokesperson of the command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident to newsmen on Sunday 18th October, the suspect, who terrorises Igbesa and its environs in Ado-Odo Ota, stabbed the deceased also known as Tansho Lawal, with a bottle during an argument. 

“Lawal Salaudeen was invited to fix a vehicle which had a mechanical fault. While he  was rectifying the fault, a  notorious cultist popularly  known as Bobo, accused the mechanic of obstructing the road with the vehicle he was working on. This led to an argument between them, consequent upon which the said Bobo broke a bottle and stabbed Salaudeen Lawal on his hand which cut one of the veins,” said Oyeyemi.

Oyeyemi said that the victim was taken to the hospital by the police following a distress call made to the police at Igbesa divisional headquarters. 

“He was rescued to the hospital by the police who responded to distress call from the scene, but Unfortunately died while receiving treatment.” the PPRO said.

The suspect however fled and is currently on the run but one of his accomplices was been arrested and he‘s helping the police in their investigation.

The Ogun State Police Command has now launched a massive manhunt for the fleeing suspect. 

The case has also been transferred to the homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation. 

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