Teenage Boy Kills Mother’s Boss Over Mobile Phone In Ondo


The Ondo State Police Command has arrested an 18-year-old boy simply identified as Mubarak alongside his accomplice for the alleged murder of his mother’s boss, Mrs. Sidikat Anuoluwapo, over a cell phone worth N80,000.

The lifeless body of Mrs Sidikat was last week found in a pool of her blood inside her room by one of her granddaughters who had just returned from school.

Investigations by the police in Ikare Akoko led to the arrest of the suspect and the cell phone of the victim was found on him, according to The Nation.

Mubarak reportedly named another suspect Reliwan, aged 20, as his accomplice and they took police detectives to Similoluwa area of Agbaluku Arigidi Akoko, the crime scene, where they demonstrated how they scaled the fence and attacked the victim.

Mubarak is the son of a house keeper and cleaner to the victim. Witnesses said he used to accompany his mother to the house to work.

His mother Oluwasuen was said to have been arrested.

A police source said: “The two suspects disclosed that they scaled the fence and not through the main gate in the afternoon.

“Having gained entry, they went straight that afternoon to the deceased room where she lying on her bed after taking her bath. They confessed that they use wooden box to shatter her head while the second suspect strangulated her.

“The mother of one of the suspects is a casual house keeper and cleaner for the late Mrs Adamolekun. At times, she would come to work with the suspect.”

The case has been transferred to police headquarters in Akure.

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