Why We Killed Allen Avenue Couple-Driver


LAGOS MAY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The driver of the couple recently murder ed  at their residence in Allen Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos has confessed why he and his gang killed the elderly husband and wife in cold.

The Driver, Adeyemo Wale and  one other were arrested for the murder of Femi Ebeoluwa and his wife, Funmi . The  suspect was among the over forty suspects paraded in  Lagos on Thursday by Lagos state Commissioner of Police, , Mr Idowu Owohunwa, at Police Officers’ Mess , Ikeja GRA, Lagos.

While responding to questions from journalists, Wale  confessed  that he hired two robbers to kill his former boss, adding  that they killed the couple because they recognized them.

“When we discovered that they have recorgnised us, we decided to wiped out the couple and their female domestic  staff. But the house help was fortunate to have survive the attack while the couple died,” he disclosed.
Responding further to barrel of questions from inquisitive journalists, Wale disclosed that he  used to work for the Ebeoluwa’s as a driver but decided to asked  them  to pay him off.

“They actually paid me off, but few weeks, I squandered the money,so I was thinking of what to do. I later hired two persons to follow me for the robbery. It was while we were in their  home that my former employer and his wife identified me ,so I had to kill them. However my attempt to also kill the female domestic worker who also identified me failed as she was found unconscious when the Police arrived,” he stated.

Wale  who said he was not aware if the couple   were preparing  to  travel abroad  the next day for medical check up disclosed that his intention was to collect money and leave, just as he  explained that  it was just a coincidence.

Explaining further on how the couple were murdered he said,” We attacked Madam first. The plan was just to scare them and collect money. But she recognized me . We didn’t use knife or gun. We used wedge shoe to hit her. We also used wood , pliers and our fists on her until she passed out. We met her downstairs. Thereafter, we went upstairs and met oga, who was not very strong. The maid recognized me too. We beat her until she passed out. We didn’t know she did not die”.
Owohunwa who was represened by Lagos State Police Publlic Relations Officer (PPRO) SP Benjamin Hudenyin, while reeling out the achievements of the command in the last one month, said, ”investigation revealed that Wale who was formerly an employee of the couple, requested to be paid off and was obliged sometime in February during the cash crunch . He recruited Kingsley to aid his plans of robbing the victims.
“The robbery then led to the gruesome murder of the couple and vicious attack of the housemaid. The suspects went away with unaccounted sum of money in Dollars and Naira with two Samsung smart phones”
“One of the suspects hired by Wale is still on the run, while the police have stepped up manhunt for him. The remains of the couple were interred last week Wednesday.”

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