Following the death of 22yr old Olamide Omolegbe a maruwa driver, who was killed on the 8th of July 2019 after wrongfully accused of phone theft my one Mrs. Muhammad Bolanle in Badore.
However, contrary to story in the news that Olamide was beaten to death and thrown into the lagoon afterwards, our source when EkocityTv and magazine visited where Olamide used to live said that was not what happened.
According to our source who wants to remain anonymous, he said: “Olamide was looking for a way to escape when the torture was too much and been a good swimmer, he dived into the lagoon. Unfortunately for him, his legs and hands needed for swimming have been beaten weak. He was therefore too weak to swim”.
Stating further, “ it wasn’t the intention of the boys torturing him to kill him, they only wanted to get confession from him” when we visited Olamide mother’s shop yesterday, we were told she is grieving and that olamide was the only surviving male child she has after recording deaths of 3male children at birth.
It would also be recalled that 4 persons have been arrested alongside the owner of the store who wrongly accused Olamide and directed the torture. The names of the four arrested are Ramon Ibrahim, Yusuf Adegbite, junior Adebayo and Wasiu Wahab. The daughter of the Mrs Bolanle the phone owner who has the phone when was looked for is at large