Alleged fake soldier arrested for shooting a tanker driver dead

| May 9, 2017


Alleged fake soldier arrested for shooting a tanker driver dead

A 49-year-old auto dealer, Tunde Olatunbosun, who poses as
a Nigerian Soldier, has been arrested by the police in Ogun
State for allegedly killing a tanker driver at a carwash in

It was gathered that the suspect, who had been on the run
since committing the crime penultimate Saturday, was
nabbed with one pump action gun, 43 live cartridges,
military camouflage uniform and different vehicle number

Confessing to committing the said crime, when being
paraded on Monday alongside nine other suspected
criminals by the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed
Iliyasu, at the state police headquarters in Eleweran,
Abeokuta, Tunde alleged that his rifle was meant to scare
away people, adding that he shot the deceased in error.

News Telegraph reports that the father of three was
arrested by operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery
Squad (FSARS), barely 48 hours after he reportedly shot
dead a motorboy simply identified as Rasaq at a carwash in
Leme area of Abeokuta.

The suspect had on the fateful day brought an unregistered
Toyota Sienna car to the autowash centre for cleaning
services when an argument ensued.


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