Edo State Police Command on Wednesday paraded a health care provider, Abass Adebowale, for allegedly injecting a taxi driver, Emmanuel Agbovinuere, within the Benin Metropolis space of the state.
Adebowale, after committing the crime, is alleged to have dumped Agbovinuere’s corpse in a bush and stole the sufferer’s Toyota Voltron automotive.
He’s mentioned to have pushed by automotive to the Osogbo space in Osun state, the place officers arrested him on Monday.
The state police public relations officer Chidi Nwabuzor, who addressed the press on the police headquarters in Benin Metropolis, Edo State, Adebowale mentioned, was a graduate of the College of Ilorin, Kwara State , and works as a medical officer at Kaiama Normal Hospital.
He mentioned: “The Edo State Police Command, in an effort to rid the state of crime and delinquency, arrested a health care provider, Abass Adebowale, 36, for killing of Emmanuel Agbovinuere, 39, taxi driver.
“The sufferer and the suspect met in July this yr in an undisclosed resort in Benin and that’s the place their relationship.On Sunday, September 4, the suspect got here from Kwara State and so they met on the similar resort, the place he took him as a buyer to the place to conduct his enterprise.
“The taxi driver complained of ache in his leg and the physician promised to assist and injected toxic medication into his system that was what killed him immediately To cover the crime he left the physique within the man’s Toyota Voltron automotive however later took it with him to Ondo Highway, Oluku, Edo State, and dumped the physique there.
“When the Anti-Kidnapping Unit realized what had occurred, they mobilized and he was arrested in Osogbo, Osun State, with the deceased automotive.”
Adebowale mentioned throughout the parade that the demise of the sufferer was not intentional, including: “I pray that the household will discover a place of their hearts to forgive me.”
Agbovinuere is alleged to have survived his spouse, Mary, 27, and two youngsters.
In the meantime, the Osun State Police Commando spokesman Yemisi Opalola confirmed in a press release Adebowale’s arrest.
Opalola mentioned: “Throughout his keep in Benin, after promoting his automotive, the suspect injected his buddy with a substance suspected of killing him on September 27, 2022.
“He then dumped his corpse in a close-by bush and took his white Toyota Camry muscle. Nonetheless, he was upset when the The car pushed by the suspect was intercepted by cops alongside Ejigbo/Ogbomoso Highway, who had been dealing with info from the Benin Command.”