Police arrest 2 suspected buyers of murdered Ogun couple’s stolen car


The Ogun police command says it has arrested two suspects who bought the stolen car of the murdered couple, Kehinde and Bukola Fatinoye, killed by suspected arsonist on New year’s day.

SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), stated this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Tuesday.

Oyeyemi, who explained that the suspects were arrested on Feb. 13, saying that the command was determined to bring all those directly or indirectly involved in the gruesome murder of the couple and their only son Oreoluwa to justice.

According to the PPRO, the two suspects, Azeez Usman and Owolaja Aanuoluwapo were arrested at different locations in the state following the confession of the earlier arrested suspects.

Oyeyemi stated that the earlier arrested suspects had informed the police that the car was sold to Azeez Usman at rate of N150,000.

” After killing the couple, the suspects got hold of their son Oreoluwa and their adopted child, Felix Olorunyomi, tied them with rope and put them in the booth of the Hyundai car .

” They drove them to Ogun river bridge at Adigbe area, where they threw them into the river.

” The suspects later parked the car somewhere in Oke Ata area of Abeokuta, but later contacted Owolaja AanuOluwapo who went there and drove the vehicle to Azeez Usman’s workshop where the car was butchered into pieces and sold in parts.

” Police investigation revealed that the two suspects were duly informed that the car was stolen, but they went ahead and bought it at the rate of N150,000,” he said.

The police command in Ogun on Friday paraded three suspects involved in the killing of the couple.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Frank Mba has ordered that all the suspects be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is concluded.


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