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HORRIBLE: Man murders 13-year-old boy on New Year’s Day over tyre in Ondo

Ogodo said that the suspect has been arrested and is in detention.

According to an eyewitness, the incident occurred in the early hours of the New Year, in Aje Quarters, Okeagbe Akoko area of Ondo State.

by Oke Efagene

But the following morning, the victim reportedly died in the hospital.

Police Image Maker Wole Ogodo confirmed the death of the 13 year old boy.

The deceased reportedly sustained serious injurious on the head and was rushed to a private hospital in the town.


It was also gathered that the mother of the boy, Oluwatoyin Ibitayo, of C & S church, reported the tragic incident at the police station.

Mrs Ibitayo was said to have told the police that her son was murdered by one Oladejo Iskilu, 24, of Aje Quarters Okeagbe Akoko, over an argument on the owner of a tyre for roasting of the new year goat.

A 13-year-old boy, Samson Ibitayo, was killed on New Year day with a pestle over an argument on roasting a goat for the celebration.

Vanguard report:

It was gathered that while they were arguing on who owns the tyre, the deceased was attacked with a pestle.

He   added that the case has been transferred to  State CID for further investigation.

Saturday Vanguard gathered that the matter was reported to the Community leader who asked the family of the suspect to foot the medical bill incurred by the victim.

Abusive words were exchanged by the two boys before the suspect ran into the house and came out to attack the deceased.

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