The Ondo State Police Command has apprehended a 47year-old suspected fraudster, Mr Godson Tender James, for killing a police officer along Owo-Ifon-Benin road few weeks ago.

In a viral video showing the corpse of the policeman on the 22nd of last month, it was speculated that the officer, who was part of a team manning a checkpoint along the notorious Ifon-Benin road, was shot by suspected kidnappers but such was denied by the police.

While parading the suspect in Akure, the spokesperson of the police, Mrs Funmi Odunlami-Omisanya said the suspect was fleeing from Akure heading to Benin after defrauding some traders of over four point four million naira, when he crushed the police officer near Ifon.

The Police PRO noted that Mr James committed the alleged murder when he tried to escape from policemen along the route who had been alerted of the crime he committed earlier in Akure.

Mrs Odunlami who promised that the police will find out what really transpired between James and Oshodi, said he will be charged to court for the murder of a police officer.

However in an interview with newsmen, the suspect Mr James, who said that the deceased police officer, ASP Emmanuel Oyewole, was one of those who attacked him with a gun, near Ifon on the same route.

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