The Ogun Police Command have arrested three brothers identified as Okiki Mulero (23), Micheal Mulero (21), and Joseph Mulero (17) for beating to death a So-Safe corps officer who was on his duty post at OGD Estate Asero on the eve of Christmas.
DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the spokesperson of the state police command, stated that, trouble started when one of the suspects Okiki Mulero, a commercial cyclist was denied access into the estate for carrying more than one passenger as contrary to the rule of the estate.
Also in the statement, oyeyemi said this infuriated Okiki and he called his two brothers, Michael and Joseph Mulero who came to the scene and they jointly attacked the two security guards with planks.
“In the process, one of the security men by the name Segun Godfrey Barde was hit with a plank and he slumped.
“He was subsequently rushed to O & A hospital where he gave up the ghost on Friday 25th of December 2020 while receiving treatment”, Oyeyemi said.
The police spokesperson said the case was reported at Obantoko divisional headquarters by the CDA executives of the estate, upon which the DPO, CSP Sunday Opebiyi ordered his detectives to go after the suspects, and they were subsequently apprehended one after the other.
He said they all confessed that they actually committed the crime and that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Edward A. Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.
“The corpse of the victims has been deposited in the mortuary for post mortem examination”, Oyeyemi said.