Tricycle operator beats colleague to death in Ondo


 

Tragedy struck over the weekend in Ondo State when a tricycle operator, Adebayo Titus, 35, was beaten to death by his colleague, Akintelure Festus, 39.

The incident occurred in Oke-Aro axis in Akure South Local Government area of the state.

The commercial tricycle operatives were said to have engaged in a fierce brawl during which Akintelure allegedly hit Adebayo.

After the deceased slumped, he was rushed to a nearby clinic where he later gave up the ghost.

When contacted, the spokesperson of the Ondo State Police command, SP Funmilayo Odunlami, confirmed the incident.

According Odunlami, the two tricycle riders had engaged themselves in heated argument before throwing punches at each other.

She said, “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 investigation, the suspect will be charged to court.

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