How Doctor Kills Edo Taxi Driver, Steals Car, Dumps Corpse Inside Bush

The Nigeria Police Command, NPF, Edo State Command, has arrested a Medical Doctor, identified as Abass Adebowale, for allegedly killing a taxi driver, Emmanuel Agbovinuere, in Benin City, Edo State.

The Edo State Police Command revealed this while parading the suspect, who also confirmed it.

According to the Command, Adebowale injected Agbovinuere to death.

After killing Agbovinuere, Adebowale dumped the corpse in a bush and stole his Toyota Voltron car.

He was said to have driven the car to the Osogbo area of Osun State, where policemen arrested him on Monday.

The spokesman of the Edo State Police Command, Chidi Nwabuzor, told newsmen on Wednesday that Adebowale, a graduate of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, works with the Kaiama General Hospital as a medical officer.

Nwabuzor said: “The Edo State Police Command in an attempt to rid the state of crime and criminality arrested a medical doctor, Abass Adebowale, 36, for killing Emmanuel Agbovinuere, 39, a cab driver.

“The victim and the suspect met in July this year at an undisclosed hotel in Benin and that is where their relationship started.

“On Sunday, September 4, the suspect came from Kwara State and they met at the same hotel, whereas a customer, he took him around to where he was to do his business.

“The cab man complained of leg pain and the doctor promised to help and injected some poisonous drugs in his system.

“That was what killed him instantly.

“For him to conceal the crime, he left the corpse in the man’s Toyota Voltron car, but later took the corpse to Ondo Road, Oluku, Edo State, and dumped the corpse there.

“When the Anti-Kidnapping Unit got notice of what happened, they mobilised and he was arrested in Osogbo, Osun State, with the deceased car.”

Adebowale told newsmen that he did not kill Agbovinuere deliberately.

He said: “I pray that the family finds a place in their hearts to forgive me.”


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