Operatives of the Kogi state police command is currently investigating an air conditioner repairer and his accomplices for allegedly killing and burying his friend Kehinde Ajayi in his residence in Lokoja, Kogi State.
The victim Kehinde Ajayi was murdered and buried around Felele area of the state capital where the victim, resided with his family.
Nigeriacrime.com learned that the suspect killed his friend, Kehinde Ajayi on Sunday 24th of July 2023, after he bought a Toyota Sienna ash colour car with registration number LSD 228 HJ.
According to the Police, the suspect who is into Air Conditioner repair lured the late Kehinde at about 10 am to celebrate the new car Kehinde bought.
Unknown to the victim, that the suspect had other plans, he honored the invitation and that was the last time he was seen again.
“When the family of the late Kehinde reported their missing brother to the Police, one of his friends (culprit) was arrested last week and he made relevant information about what happened to the late Kehinde.
“After killing him, the suspect went away with his car.” Police said.
However, on Monday, the suspect took the policemen to his own house where he buried Kehinde’s body.”
Irked by the development, aggrieved youth of the area who were around when police recovered the body attacked the house of the suspect after Kehinde’s body was exhumed from the house by the police.
The Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer, SP William Ayah said that the body of late Kehinde has been recovered and an investigation is still on to arrest others who might be involved in the killing.