A commercial driver who allegedly connived with his friend to kill a businesswoman after stealing N400,000 from her have been arrested in Ogun state.
The driver identified as, Gbenga Ogungbemi, and his friend, Tosin Olobamoyo, allegedly stole from the businesswoman, Evelyn Ebere and killed her while she was going to Ire-Ekiti to buy palm oil, DailyPost reported.
According to the Police, the friends dumped her corpse in a bush along the Sagamu-Benin Expressway.
Ogun Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident in a statement on Tuesday.
According to Oyeyemi, Evelyn Ebere, was a trader who was residing in Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun state.
Oyeyemi disclosed that the suspects were arrested when Ebere was nowhere to be found.
“On interrogation, Gbenga informed the detectives that he is the driver of a Toyota Carina car with number plate AGD 107 GU, with which he was hired to convey the victim to Ire-Ekiti on a charter arrangement, where she intended to buy 26 kegs of palm oil’. Oyeyemi said.
The suspects where said to have driven the woman into a bush where they dispossessed here of the N400,000 she had budgeted for the 26 kegs of palm oil.
Being a regular customer of Gbenga, who knew him very well, Oyeyemi said “they decided to kill her and dump her corpse in the bush.”