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With his eyes laden with tears, the 18-year-old ex-convict, Jamiu Malomo who allegedly killed a 28-year-old suspected sex worker, Azeezat Akande in Ogun state pleaded for second chance, saying he didn’t want to taste.of death.
Malolomo, was reported to have murdered his victims at Ilupeju community, Oke-Aregba, Abeokuta, after rounds of sex few weeks ago .
The state’s Police Command, on July 28 arrested the secondary drop-out, following a report lodged at the Adatan police divisional headquarters by the Chairman, Ilupeju community, Adisa Lawal.
According to Lawal, residents woke up on July 18, 2021, to discover the lifeless body of the lady, who was stabbed to death on a rock in the area with a bloodstained knife placed beside her.
But Malomo told PLATFORM TIMES that a mere argument ensued between him and his victim over the N10,000 service, adding that he was under the influence of the drug that Azeezat gave him before he had sex with her when he unconsciously stabbed her (Azeezat) on the neck.
Malolomo also confessed to have spent five months in prison early this year over an alleged fraud but was released few months later .
His words :We both negotiated the amount for the service she wanted to render and agreed on N10,000 so I took her to my house in Oke-Aregba where my parents also live. After we had fun, I gave her N8,000 instead of the N10,000 and l promised to pay her the balance when we get outside.
“When we got outside I gave my phone to her to hold for me and told her that I wanted to go and bring the balance when I got inside I decided to take a knife and when I got outside, I stabbed her while we were arguing about the balance but that was how I killed her. After Killing her, I retrieved the N8,000 and the phone from her.”
He added “I didn’t know what I was doing when I stabbed her, it’s like a spell was cast on me because the lady drugged me with tramadol before I slept with her. She gave me the drugs so that I could perform better than before. That was not the first time we would meet. The drug affected me psychologically so I did that under the influence of the drug.”
The emotion laden teenager also disclosed that he started sleeping around with women three years ago.
When asked if he was contracted to kill his victim, he stressed that he had never murdered anyone before.
“I wasn’t happy that she died, infact I didn’t know that it would lead to death. I only stabbed her once on the neck around past 10 pm. When the whole thing happened and people started complaining, I didn’t run away, I was at home even though I wasn’t comfortable.
“I want Government to please pardon me, It was a mistake.