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4 arrested for alleged murder of farmer over tubers of yam

12:02 Sep 11 2015 Ondo, Nigeria

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Detectives in Ondo State police command have arrested four suspects for the alleged murder of a farmer, Lamidi Adeyeye, over the theft of 10 tubers of yam at Idoani area of the state.

The deceased was reportedly matcheted to death in his farm after he met one of his killers stealing his tubers of yam.

Sources said that Lamidi on the ill-fated day, left his house at about 5am with his wife for the farm located at Odogbede, Ido-ani.
They were said to have harvested ten tubers of yam before returning home to attend to family matters.

Vanguard was informed by a family source that the deceased returned to the farm by 4pm with the intention of bringing home the harvested tubers of yam, only to meet one of the suspects, identified as Dayo, removing the tubers of yam.
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