Nigeria Police arrest alleged killer of Oyo lawmaker, Gideon Aremu


Oyo State Police Command on Wednesday said it has arrested alleged killer of a former member of Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon. Gideon Aremu.

Aremu until his death was representing Oorelope State Constituency in the Assembly.

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He was preparing for his Ph.D graduation, before he was killed on July 1, 2016 at his Alakia residence.

Commissioner of Police Mr. Abiodun Odude while speaking recalled that the suspect, who escaped to Ekiti, his country home, shortly after committing the act, had been on the Police wanted list.

He said “Nemesis caught up with the suspect when he was arrested in his criminal hideout after sneaking into the state and led another armed robbery gang to snatch a motorcycle from its owner at Egbeda area of the state.

“The suspect and two others operating a motorcycle also robbed two other victims of their valuable property including cash.


“A Bajaj Boxer Motorcycle with Reg. No AYJ 038 QM which was snatched at gunpoint was recovered from the suspects’’.

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