Operatives of Ekiti Police Command have arrested a 24- year-old man, Ebenezer Olorunleke, who allegedly killed his brother with three different gangs and stole his bike alongside different gadgets.
The State Police Commissioner, Mr Asuquo Amba, whereas addressing newsmen throughout a parade, stated the suspect, who hailed from Jege in Kogi State killed his brother with assistance from a knife and lengthy screwdriver on August 29, 2019 and fled.
The commissioner stated the suspect and three others invaded his brother’s residence at Abe Cocoa space of Okeila and stabbed him to dying and stole his purple colored Bajaj bike with registration quantity ADK 100 UJ.
Items recovered from the suspect, whose accomplices are nonetheless at giant are an extended screwdriver, knife and Bajaj bike.
“They hit him in the stomach and pierced his intestine when his wife and children were not at home. He had confessed to have committed the offence”, he stated.
Another police supply revealed that the attackers allegedly drove an extended nail into the deceased’s cranium whereas struggling to rob him.
Recounting on how his brother was killed, Olorunleke stated what his buddies who allegedly killed his brother needed to do was to assist him gather cash from him, describing his brother as a stingy particular person.
“I didn’t comply with them contained in the room, however upon realising that my brother had been stabbed and was shouting, I rushed in and needed to rescue him however he bit me and chopped off my finger.
“The guys later came to my house to attack me. They wanted to sell the machine, I resisted it. I was thinking of coming to the police to report when I was arrested with the machine”, he stated.
The Commissioner stated the command has arrange operation PUFF Adder and had rejigged its Special Anti Robbery Squad(SARS) to have the option make Ekiti secure for one and all.
He stated the efforts of state command is to make sure that proliferation of sunshine arms is checkmated within the state.
“Those apprehended are genuine suspects and they will be tried and we are also sure of conviction”, the CP assured.
Amba added that the large community of communication with sister businesses and native hunters had helped the police in extending its tentacles and fortify its intelligence gathering mechanism.