The Oyo State Police Command has arrested a herdsman, Amidu Umoru who confessed that it was his destiny to rob despite being a herdsman. Umoru and Umoru Sanda allegedly attacked Kehinde Rafiu along Igangan/Iganna road, in Oke-Ogun, Oyo State, beating him with a shepherd club and machete before robbing him of his motorcycle.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Leye Oyebade, said the victim later died in a hospital because of the fatality of his injury.
Umoru, 20, said his accomplice, Sanda, first attacked the deceased with machete before he (Umoru) used the club to beat him to a state of coma because he put up a fight with them.
"Sanda cut the motorcycle owner with his cutlass and I used the club to beat him. He was seriously injured but not dead. I normally used the club to shepherd cattle. After leaving him for dead, we took his motorcycle away to sell. We were later arrested by members of the Odua Peoples’ Congress who handed us over to the police."
Umoru said he had no clear understand of why he took to the crime and that it was his destiny to rob.
"I don’t know why I did it. I cannot even ride a motorcycle. I am a herdsman and this is my first time of being arrested or robbing people. Whatever Allah desires must come to past. I think it is my destiny to rob," he said.