18-yr-old Yahoo boy confesses killing Okada rider to get N500 for data subscription in Ogun - NIGERIAN NEWSORBIT


Tuesday, October 19, 2021

18-yr-old Yahoo boy confesses killing Okada rider to get N500 for data subscription in Ogun

Odunayo and two other members of the gang

An 18 -year- old boy, Odunayo Samson who was arrested alongside two others for allegedly killing a commercial motorcyclist in Iperu-Remo, Ogun state has confessed that he killed his victim to get N500 data subscription for 'yahoo yahoo' otherwise call internet fraud.

Odunayo made the confession during his parade alongside other alleged criminals at the Police headquarters in Elewe-Eran, Abeokuta, the state capital on Monday.

Samson was arrested alongside his accomplices, Jimoh Rilwan and Sodiq Awokoya on October 8th at the Toll gate area of Ogere, Ikenne local government by men of the state police command  for killing the  motorcyclist, Bashiru Umaru, before snatching his motorcycle.

The Commissioner of, Police Lanre Bankole explained that the teenagers were apprehended  where they had gone to sell the motorcycle which they snatched after hacking their victims in the most gruesome manner.

While Speaking to Journalists before his parade, Odunayo who confessed that he was an internet fraudster disclosed that he urgently needed money to buy data in order subscribe for the internet service to chat his clients, hence, embarking on the criminal activity.

He said "It was Samson that lured me into the criminal activities. It was our second operation when we were caught. The first operation we carried out, we didn't kill our victim, we only collected N3,500 from him.

"I accepted to embark on the operation in order to get money for data and subscribed to the internet to do yahoo yahoo. I have not killed anyone before.

The Police Commissioner however vowed to ensure that a repeat of such criminal activity is not recorded in the state. 

He urged parents to intensify efforts in giving their wards quality home training in order to make Ogun society a sane and safe.

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