Adebayo Adenrele

The Ogun State Police Command has apprehended two suspected yahoo boys who allegedly murdered and mutilated the body of a 40-years-old man, Abdullahi Azeez, for money rituals.

The suspects, identified as Friday Abinya Odeh, 21 and 20-year-old Poso Idowu, were arrested on September 29 following a report lodged at Owode Egba Divisional Headquarters by the relatives of the Azeez.

The command’s spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement stated that the relatives of the victim told the police that Azeez left his home in Kobape area of Abeokuta on June 8, 2022, but did not return.

According to him, “In compliance with the CP’s directive, the SP Taiwo Opadiran led team subsequently embarked on an intelligence based investigation which led them to the hideout of Friday Abinya Odeh on the 22nd of September 2022, where the Airtel Sim card of the victim was recovered. His arrest led to the apprehension of his accomplice Poso Idowu.”