Yahoo boy has killed his girlfriend over money paid into her account in Ogun.
Glamtush reports that a 27-year-old Yahoo boy, Obeta John, has reportedly killed his girlfriend, Idowu Buhari, for withholding his money paid into her account.
This online platform understands that the incident reportedly occurred on Tuesday, in the Ode-Remo area of Ogun State.
Ogun State Police Public relations Officer, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed that the late Idowu Buhari was an HND 1 student, studying Mass Communication at Gateway Polytechnic Saapade.
Oyeyemi further disclosed that the suspect, John was arrested on Tuesday following distress calls from co-tenants of the alleged yahoo boy.
The statement read in part: “The suspect was arrested following a distress call received at Ode -Remo divisional headquarters, that the suspect, who resides at No.3 Mojubade compound Ishara locked himself and his girlfriend inside his room and had started beating the girl and hitting her head against the wall, and all efforts made to persuade him to open the door proved abortive.
“Upon the distress call, the DPO Ode-Remo division, CSP Fasogbon Olayemi quickly led his men to the scene where they met the victim in the pool of her blood after forcing the door open.
“The victim was quickly rushed to State Hospital Ishara but was pronounced dead by a doctor on duty. The suspect an indigene of Enugu state was promptly arrested and taken into custody.
“On interrogation, the suspect Obeta John informed that he is an internet fraudster and that certain amount of money from his client was paid into the account of his deceased girlfriend which she refused to relinquish to him.”
Oyeymi further added, “He stated further that it was the argument that led to scuffles between them which eventually led to the death of the girl.”
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre S. Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the Homicide section of the state criminal investigation departments for further investigation and diligent prosecution.