A commercial motorcyclist was discovered dead in front of a church in Ondo town, Ondo state. The dead body of the motorcyclist was found on Friday, March 31 and it created tension in the area as people were spooked.
The dead man was identified to be one Adewale Aderogba. His body was found in front of a pentecostal church at Amuludun street in Ondo town. The incident made many of the residents flee as they were scared of being arrested by the police.
Although the cause of the death has not been disclosed, it was gathered that the deceased was epileptic. Late Aderogba was said to have gone out to drink with his friend before his lifeless body was found outside the church on Saturday.
As a result of this, the friend whom he went drinking with has been arrested by the police. He was taken into custody for interrogation as residents in the area urged the police to conduct a thorough investigation on the matter.
Mr Femi Joseph, the police public relations officer of the Ondo state police command confirmed the incident.
He said, “He was epileptic and at the same time a drunk. He went out with his friend to drink. At that point, he had an epileptic crisis and his friend rushed him to the church for resuscitation and spiritual healing; but he died on the way.”
According to Joseph, no foul play was suspected in the incident.
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