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Tricycle Operator Allegedly Beats Colleague To Death In Ondo

In Ondo State, a quiet day took a rather sad turn after a tricycle operator, Adebayo Titus, aged 35, was beaten to death by his colleague, Akintelure Festus, aged 39.

Reports say that the incident occurred in Oke-Aro axis in Akure South Local Government area of the state. Akintelure allegedly struck Adebayo amid the violent altercation between the commercial tricycle operators.

Although the deceased was rushed to a nearby clinic immediately after he slumped, he later gave up the ghost.

When contacted, SP Funmilayo Odunlami, the spokesperson of the Ondo State Police Command, confirmed the incident. She said the two tricycle riders had engaged themselves in a heated argument before throwing punches at each other.

Adding that, “The victim collapsed as a result of the fight and was confirmed dead when he was rushed by people within the area.”

Odunlami stressed that after the conclusion of the investigation, the suspect will be charged in court.


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