Man beheads VIO for seizing his cell phone

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THE in Ekiti have arrested a man, Wale Ede, 25, for allegedly beheading a 50-year-old Vehicle Inspection Officer and father of seven, Joshua Fagbola. Fagbola, a patrol assistant with the Directorate of Road Traffic Service, otherwise known as the Vehicle Inspection Officer, in Ado Ekiti, met his untimely death at the wake of a relative on Friday at about 8pm in the Iro quarters of Iyin Ekiti, Ekiti State. It was learnt that Ede attacked Fagbola when he was about to start the engine of his motorbike and leave the venue of the wake. The deceased had on Thursday reportedly seized the cell phone of his suspected killer when he failed to supply the brick block for which he had been paid. An eye witness said Ede, on sighting the VIO at the wake, had rushed home to fetch a machete and inflicted cuts on the deceased’s neck and other parts of the body. The Ekiti Police Public Relations Officer, Alberto Adeyemi, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, confirmed the incident to our correspondent on . He said that the suspect was being held at the Criminal Investigation Department at the police headquarters in Ado Ekiti. “The suspect attacked the deceased from behind at the wake and almost cut his head off. It was reported that the deceased had on Thursday seized the suspect’s cell phone for failing to provide the blocks he had paid him for. “The suspect is being held at the state CID and we are still investigating the matter,” Adeyemi said.

10 Comments

  1. Grace Aigbokhae

    March 23, 2015 at 6:04 am

    OMG what is this world turning into.

  2. Eunice Aigbokhae

    March 23, 2015 at 6:04 am

    God what kind of human being is that all because of a phone

  3. Shobande Keymon Yomi

    March 23, 2015 at 6:05 am

    Why are they do wicked in Ekiti. Beheading someone coz of cell phone. NAWA O

  4. Chiamaka Emmanuella Onuoha

    March 23, 2015 at 6:14 am

    Nawa taking laws into their hand may his soul rest in peace

  5. Grace Aigbokhae

    March 23, 2015 at 6:18 am

    He should be jail for Life.

  6. Louis Offor

    March 23, 2015 at 7:16 am

    That guy is mentally deranged. He shouldn’t only be held in custody. He should mentally examined in a psychiatric institution. It’s not normal to act in that way over the seizure of a phone. Something is amiss! Incredible story this is!

  7. Sandra Chinasa Deborah

    March 23, 2015 at 7:46 am

    Oh my good God! Wen i saw d heading of dis news, i thought dat it happened in one of d Western Countries nt knwin dat happened in my own Country. This world is turning into something else. R. I. P

  8. Anonymous

    March 23, 2015 at 9:59 am

    Cheii! what is happening? because of ordinary a cell phone, you killed you fellow human. My vedic is he the murderer die my hanging. So that it will serve as a deterrent to everybody.

  9. Ndubuisi Oscar

    March 23, 2015 at 10:02 am

    Cheii! what is happening? because of ordinary a cell
    phone, you killed you fellow human. My vedic is he
    the murderer die my hanging. So that it will serve as
    a deterrent to everybody.

  10. Tyra Bello

    March 23, 2015 at 1:29 pm

    Ha… Can someone be that heartless? Woooow