Osun State police command has arrested suspected fake medical doctor identified as Abbas Audio for allegedly murdering one Emmanuel Oyiobo, a taxi driver.
It was learnt that the alleged suspect murdered the victim by injecting him with substance.
Briefing the newsmen at the state police headquarter in Osogbo, Osun State where the suspects were been paraded alongside other suspects the command Public Relations Officer, SP Yemisi Opolola said the suspect hired a taxi driver who was driving him around for the days he (suspect) spent in Benin, Edo State capital.
Opalola further explained that the suspect travelled from Kwara State to Benin in Edo State sometimes in July and snatched a Toyota Camry car from the victim (Oyiobo) before he eventually killed him.
She stressed that the suspect claimed to be a medical doctor working in one of the hospitals in Kwara State during the investigation by the security operatives.
Narating the ordeal, she said the suspect and the vitctims were mutual friends and that the victim was murdered after selling his Toyota car at 1.4million in Benin State.
According to PPRO, “A distress call received from Edo State Police Command that, a Toyota Camry car was snatched from Benin and tracked to Osun State, the Police Command swiftly put security mechanism in place and the said car was intercepted along Ejigbo/Ogbomoso road while the occupant was arrested.
“The suspect, who travelled from Kwara State to Benin in Edo State sometimes in the Month of July this year, met one Emmanuel Oyiobo, a taxi driver who was driving him for the days he spent in Benin. Thereafter, the suspect and the deceased became friends and exchanged phone numbers and have been communicating since then.
“The suspect communicated to his friend (victim) in Benin that he wanted to sell his Car and they agreed that the suspect should bring the car to Benin where it was sold for one million four hundred thousand naira only. (N1.4m).
“The suspect in the course of his stay in Benin after selling his Car trickishly injected his friend (deceased) with a substance suspected to have killed him on 03/09/2022.
“He subsequently dumped his corpse in a nearby bush and made away his white Toyota Camry muscle.” she added
However, she said that the suspect will be charged to court as the investigation is concluded.