Butcher stabs commercial motorcyclist and steals his bike in Ogun; claims the victim had affair with his wife

Friday, June 7, 2024 
-A 46-year-old butcher and farmer, Ibrahim Ogunrinde, was arrested in Ogun State for stabbing a motorcyclist, Kosu Daniel, who he claimed had an affair with his wife.

Spokesperson of the Ogun State Community, Social Orientation and Safety Corps (So-Safe Corps), Moruf Yusuf, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, June 7, 2024, said Ogunrinde, a resident of Adu Town, Ajebo Road, Mile 6, Abeokuta, was arrested at Ijaye garage on Thursday, at about 2:30 pm.

“Ibrahim Ogunrinde, a butcher and farmer, had pretended to be a passenger and asked the victim, Kosu Daniel (aka Jeje), to take him to Olubo town on Wednesday, July 5, 2024, at noon,” the statement read.

"He then allegedly stabbed Kosu Daniel in the neck and arm, leaving him in a pool of blood, and escaped with the victim’s motorbike.”

"The suspect confessed that he was motivated by a desire to eliminate the victim, who he believed had an affair with his wife two months prior.

"He believed he had succeeded in killing the victim, not knowing that Kosu Daniel was rushed to the hospital and is currently receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta,” the statement added.

Meanwhile, the suspect and the recovered motorbike have been transferred to the Nigeria Police Force, SWAT, Magbon, for further investigation and possible prosecution.

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