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Man, 23, Nabbed For Allegedly Killing A 75-Year-Old Man In Osun

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Osun state police command has arrested a 23-year-old hair stylist, Olatunji Julius for allegedly killing a 75-year-old retired banker, Pa Ojo Isaac Durojaiye.

Olatunji Julius , Suspected Killer


Julius according to the police allegedly killed the old man after robbing him in his house and stole N3,000, recharge card and 25 liters of red oil.

The incident happened at Imesi-Ile in Obokun local government area of Osun state and caused serious confusion in the ancient community.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Fimihan Adeoye while parading the suspect on Tuesday at the police headquarters in Osogbo said Julius ran to Ekiti state after committing the crime.

The police chief said policemen eventually arrested the suspect and that he has confess to the crime.

In a chat with Daily Trust, Julius confirmed that he robbed the old man and stole N3,000 cash, recharge card and the red oil.

The suspect said he did not intend to kill the man but he did so because the man saw his face and recognised him

His words “That man was like a father to me. In fact, I can even say that he was my father. He was nice to me. I robbed him that day and took his money. He was selling recharge cards and I stole N3, 000 and recharge card of N3,000. I also stole his red oil which is 25 liters..”

“I didn’t plan to kill him. I have no reason to kill him but I killed him because he saw my face and he knew that I was the one. Since, he recognised me, I cannot just leave him. That was why I killed him so that I will not be caught.”

While speaking, there was no sign of remorse in the suspect. The CP said he would face the full wrath of the law.

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