Reacting through its spokesman, ASP Muyiwa Adejobi, the police described the killing as a case of assassination as nothing was taken away from the car.
He said: “Truly, the man was killed yesterday. It was a case of assassination. Noting was taken away from him. He was shot in front of his woman friend’s house. Five suspects have been arrested and they are in our custody at the state police headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta.”
The five suspects arrested are the deceased’s woman friend, her husband and three taxi drivers.
It was gathered that the woman’s husband and the late Toyin Hamzat once met at the woman’s residence at Sagamu where they engaged in a brawl.
A police source also confirmed the arrest of the man who allegedly fired the shot that killed Hamzat.