Police arrest tricycle operator for beating colleague to death

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The Ondo State Police Command, Monday, arrested a tricycle operator, Festus Akintelure, who allegedly killed his colleague, Titus Adebayo, over a quarrel.

The incident occured on Saturday in Oke-Aro community in Akure, Ondo state.

The suspect was reported to have given the victim a punch which sent him to the ground. He was then taken to the hospital but died the following day.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Funmilayo Odunlami, said the 39-year-old suspect would be charged to court after investigation.

Odunlami said, “The victim collapsed during the fight on Saturday and was confirmed dead early Sunday morning at the hospital.

“We have arrested the suspect and investigation has commenced after which the suspect will be charged to court.”

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