Tragedy as man allegedly kills Tricyclist in Ilorin for hitting his car - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Tragedy as man allegedly kills Tricyclist in Ilorin for hitting his car

 By Our Correspondent

*Usman Alkali Baba, Police IG

One Kayode Oluwatomi, a staff of a consulting firm, has reportedly killed a tricyclist in Ilorin, Kwara State for allegedly bashing his car. 

It was gathered that the tricycle rider Kola Adeyemi, aka Daddy Samuel, had hit a Honda Bullet car with registration number BX 954 AJL black colour, breaking one of the vehicle’s parking light valued at N2,500. 

 The incident according to reports happened around 8 PM on Monday at the Garin Alimi roundabout in the state capital. 

 The tricycle rider was said to have begged Oluwatomi to pay N2,000 for his broken light but the car driver reportedly snubbed the option.

 A source who shed more light into the incident said an argument ensued between the two and that Oluwatomi slapped Adeyemi (the tricycle operator) and he slumped. 

The source said the Keke Napep man was confirmed dead at Garin Alimi hospital, Ilorin, where he was rushed to. 

 He suspected that the lawyer had used a charm to kill the tricyclist. 

 He said; “Out of provocation, the yet to be identified lawyer hit the tricyclist with something suspected to be a charm".

The remains of the late tricyclist have been deposited at the Garin Alimi hospital in Ilorin close to the roundabout, the scene of the tragic incident. 

 Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Kwara state command, Olasanmi Ajayi said: “A case of culpable homicide yesterday 13/09/2021 at about 1945 hours. 

One Ganiyu Adebayo ‘m’ vice-chairman Tricycle Riders Association Garin Alimi/Asa Dam Unit, Ilorin reported at Budo Nuhu Police station that same date at about 1650 hour, a tricycle operator, one Kola Adeyemi, ‘m’ of Boluwaji Area, Egbejila, Ilorin hit a Honda Bullet car with Reg/No. BX 954 AJL black colour driven by one Kayode Oluwatomi a staff of BYC consultant firm, Irewolede Area Ilorin at the back and broke one of its parking light valued at N2,500.

 “The said tricycle operator begged to pay N2,000 for the broken light but he refused. 

 “Argument ensued, the driver slapped the tricycle operator and he slumped. He was confirmed dead at Garin Alimi hospital, Ilorin, while the driver has been arrested and undergoing investigation.”

 “He will be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed.

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