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Tricyclist slumps, dies after Alleged slap from Motorist for hitting his car from rear

Yusuf Bakare

A tricyclist popularly called “Feargod” was been reportedly beaten to death by a Kola Adeyemi late in the evening on Monday.

According to reports by an official of the Tricycle Association, “The incident occurred around 2000hrs at Garin Alimi roundabout.

It was reported that the tricyclist (Feargod) hit Kola Adeyemi’s vehicle from the rear and this resulted in a heated argument which sulminated into provocation and Adeyemi hit the tricyclist with something suspected to be a charm and the Tricycle slumped, fell down and died instantly.

The report further added that the police has taken over the matter and the remains of the dead tricyclist has been deposited in Garin Alimi hospital.

Confirming the incident, SP Ajayi Okasanmi, the Public Relations Officer, kwara Police Command said “a case of culpable homicide yesterday 13/09/2021, at about 1945 hrs  one Ganiyu Adebayo ‘M’ Vice Chairman Tricycle Riders Association  Garin Alimi / Asa-Dam unit ilorin  reported at Budo Nuhu police station that  same date at about 1650hrs  a tricycle operator, one Kola Adeyemi ‘M’ of Boluwaji area  Egbejila ilorin  hit a honda bullet car with Reg/No. BX 954 AJL black colour  driven by one Kayode Oluwatomi  a staff of BYC consultancy firm, Irewolede area Ilorin  at the back and broke one of its parking light  which is valued at #2,500. The statement added “the said tricycle operator begged to pay #2,000= for the broken light but he, Kola Adeyemi refused.  Argument ensued the driver slapped the tricycle operator and he slumped. He was confirmed dead at Garin Alimi hospital ilorin while the driver has been arrested and undergoing investigation. He will be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed.”

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