Kogi: Police Arrest Man Who Killed Friend, Buried Corpse in House

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Kogi State Police Command has arrested a middle aged man for killing his friend, Kehinde Ajayi and buried the corpse in his house in Lokoja, Kogi State.

The suspect (name withheld) was said to have killed Ajayi on July 24, 2022, who just bought a Toyota Sienna car with number plate LSD 228 HJ.

The ugly incident occured in Felele community, Lokoja where the late Kehinde resided with his family.

The source added that the arrested killer who is into air condition repair tricked the late Kehinde at about 10 am on that fateful day to an undisclosed place to celebrate the new car he just bought, but never return since then.

The family of the late Kehinde when they could not found him for three days however reported the matter to the Police and one of his friends who was a suspect was arrested last week and he gave a useful information to what happened to the deceased.

The source said after killing him the suspect went away with his car.

It was gathered that on Monday this week he took the policemen to his own house where he allegedly buried the body of Kehinde.

However some angry youth who were around when police recovered the corpse attacked the house of the suspect after the body have been exhumed from the house by the police.

Kogi State Police Public Relation Officer, SP William Ayah confirmed the incident and disclosed to newsmen that the body of late Kehinde have been recovered and investigation is still on to arrest others who might have participated in the killing.

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