The 28-year-old suspect admits, “We killed our friend because he made more money from internet fraud and was always showing off his fortune.”

Agents from the Osun State Police Command have detained Wahab Hammed, a rumored yahoo boy, in connection with the death of his companion Oguntade Wasiu.

On September 7, the 28-year-old suspect was brought before the media and admitted to planning the murder of the victim with his companion Adegoke Ayobami, 31, since the latter was “cashing out” from internet fraud more than the two of them.

He described how they used a cutlass to kill him after luring him to a remote location under the pretense of showing him some land.

When addressing newsmen, he started below;

“I am a tailor by profession and I have a shop but I also operate motorcycle for additional income. I am from Modakeke in Adesiyan compound. I also engaged in Internet fraud but I have never hit any money.

Wasiu was a friend to Ayobami. I knew him through Ayobami and he was into Internet fraud. He has been into yahoo before our friendship more than a year ago.

I and Ayobami killed Wasiu because he was always telling us about his achievements, about how much money he was making from internet fraud and how he flaunted his successes like opening a shop for his wife, buying gold and many more. All these grieved my heart and made me envy him.

And I have always wanted to collect his money so that I can use it to cater for my need.

We killed him on August 8, 2022. We lured him to a new site because he came to me that he wanted to buy a piece of land. Ayobami and I took him to a site at Modakeke. After we inspected the land, on our way back, I was in front, Wasiu followed me and Ayobami was at the back. Ayobami held him at the jugular and while he was shouting he hacked him on the head with a cutlass.

We never had a plan to kill him but to collect money from him, but Ayobami eventually killed him. I went to report myself at the police station days later.”

The suspects will be charged to court after the police finalize their research.

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