Security guards blame Tramadol after killing boss, daughter in Ondo
The Ondo State Police Command has arrested two persons for allegedly killing their boss in the Ojomo Akintan Estate, Olu Foam area of Akure. The suspects, Tasiu Abubakar and Ayuba Idris, were security guards and staff of the deceased. The security guards blame Tramadol for the murders of their boss and his daughter.
Both suspects were paraded at the headquarters of the command on Monday for allegedly strangling their boss, Mr Richard Kwakye, and his daughter, Tope, last month. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Undie Adie said the suspects fled the state after committing the crime. But they were apprehended in Sokoto and Kano states respectively.
He stated that the deceased were at first thought to be missing. However, the suspects confessed to the double murders after they were arrested.
The Police Swung Into Action
According to the Commissioner, “Upon receipt of the report of the incident, detectives from this command swung into action and Ayuba Idris, 20, was arrested in Kano State on May 16, 2019. The handset of the missing person, Richard, and his suits were recovered from him.
“Upon interrogation, he confessed that he and the second security guard, Taisu Abubakar, knew where the two missing persons were. He led detectives to a building in the Ojomo Akintan Estate, Olu Foam area of Akure. The decaying bodies of Richard Kwakye, 71, and Tope Kwakye, 27, were found there.
“The detectives also tracked down Taisu Abubakar, 23, in Sokoto State. One of the victims’ laptops and some clothes were recovered from him. Upon interrogation, he also confessed to the double murders."
The suspects explained that they killed the daughter after her father in order to cover their track. because she saw them when they killed her father.
The commissioner said the suspects would be charged to court. He also said that the decomposing bodies of the deceased had been deposited in the morgue.
The security guards blame Tramadol
Describing how they committed the crime, he said, “On that day, we took Tramadol and Indian hemp and just decided to kill the man. While strangling him, his daughter saw us, so we killed her too in order to cover up.”
The 71-year-old Richard worked at the Ojomu Akintan Estate. Thus, he received one of the buildings as residential quarters which he shared with his daughter. Tope was a fresh graduate preparing to go for the National Youth Service Corps programme in July.
Source: Punch NG