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Man beheads vehicle officer for seizing his phone

23 March 2015, 14:30

Ekiti - A 25-year-old man identified as Wale Ede has allegedly decapitated a 50-year-old Vehicle Inspection Officer, Joshua Fagbola in the Iro quarters of Iyin Ekiti in Ekiti State, Punch reports.

The incident occurred at about 8pm on Friday, March 20, 2015 after Fagbola, a patrol assistant with the Directorate of Road Traffic Service, otherwise known as the Vehicle Inspection Officer, in Ado Ekiti seized the cell phone of the suspect.

It was learnt that Ede attacked Fagbola, a father of seven in the middle of the row when he was about to zoom off the venue with his motorcycle.

Also read: Man beheads colleague after getting fired

The deceased had on Thursday reportedly seized the cell phone of his suspected killer when he failed to supply the brick block for which he had been paid.

A witness said the incident said Ede, on sighting the VIO at the wake, had rushed home to fetch a machete with which he attacked the deceased from behind.

The suspect was subsequently arrested by the police operatives in the state and ha been transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department for thorough investigation after which his fate would be decided.

Read more at Punch

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