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Soldier kills tricycle operator, colleague who challenged him in Ogun

Daily Sun gathered that trouble started in Agbado, a border town at about 10 am when a group of soldiers stormed the tricycles park in the area to allegedly extort money.

A soldier in Ogun is accused of intentionally ending the lives of 2 men in the state after an argument over a bribe went sour.

The killer-soldier also reportedly shot his colleague who had challenged him for shooting Samuel and thereafter attempted to run away before the long arm of the law caught up with him.

The killer soldier is said to have also shot and killed a colleague of his who challenged him for firing at 32-year-old Samuel.

The Sun reports:

by ‘Jola Sotubo

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, who confirmed the incident, said the soldiers involved had been arrested and normalcy has returned to the area.

During an argument that ensued between the soldiers and the tricyclists, a soldier (name withheld) allegedly shot Samuel dead over his alleged refusal to pay.


“We confirm that the incident happened. But, Lagos and Ogun state commands are handling the matter. We have begun the investigation and we will fish out the perpetrators of the act.”

The incident is said to have occurred when the unidentified soldier demanded a bribe from the tricycle operator, one Sunday Samuel, but the latter was unwilling to part with his money.

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