A commercial motorcyclist, identified as Ashimiu Lawal has been killed by unknown persons at Leme area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
The deceased was found in the pool of his blood without his motorcycle in the early hours of Sunday.
A relative of the deceased, Akintunde Sanni, who confirmed the incident to newsmen, said the deceased went out to work when he was attacked by his assailants.
Sanni said that somebody who was able to identify the deceased came to his house and break the news to him after which the police evacuated the corpse.
“Somebody who knows Ashimiu ran to my house this morning to inform me of the incident. He was shot and his okada was taken away by his killers. We don’t know how or when it happened, but we discovered the body this morning”.
“It is a painful thing. Our brother’s body has been deposited at the morgue by a patrol team of the police,” Sanni said.
The State Police command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident said, “it was a case of armed robbery.”
Oyeyemi added that “the police have commenced investigation to unravel those behind his death.”
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