A commercial vehicle driver, Gbenga Ogungbemi, and his friend, Tosin Olbamoyo, have been arrested by men of the Ogun state police command for allegedly killing a businesswoman, Evelyn Ebere, and stealing her N400,000.
A statement by the state police command spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said Gbenga who usually takes the deceased to Ire-Ekiti where she buys palmoil, connived with his friend to kill her so they can steal her money.
While on their way to Ire-Ekiti, Gbenga stopped on the road, dispossed Ebere of her N400, 000, and killed her with the help of his friend, Tosin. The suspects then dumped Ebere’s body inside the bush along the Sagamu-Benin Expressway.
Oyeyemi said an investigation was launched following a report about Ebere’s disappearance. The anti-kidnapping unit of the command embarked on intelligence and technical-based investigation which led to the arrest of the suspects in different locations.
The police spokesperson added that the suspects will be arraigned in court once investigation has been concluded.