Richard Ginika Izuora
The 18-year-old boy, Jamiu Malomo, who allegedly murdered a 28-years-old lady Azeezat Akande has been arrested.
Spokesperson of the Ogun State Police Command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement said the suspect was arrested after complaint was filed.
The Chairman, Ilupeju community, Oke Aregba Abeokuta, said that they woke up Sunday morning, 18th of July 2021, to discover a lifeless body of a young lady, who was stabbed to death on a rock in the area; with a knife soaked with blood beside her.
Upon the report, the DPO Adatan division, SP Abiodun Salau and his detectives moved to the scene; from where the corpse was moved to state hospital Ijaye mortuary.
The DPO immediately embarked on intelligence; as well as forensic investigations to unravel the mystery behind the gruesome murder and fortunately had a breakthrough when they received information that the person last seen with the deceased was sighted at about 11:45 pm on Thursday 22nd of July 2021, at 380 Bar Panseke area of Abeokuta; where he was trying to pick another ”runs girl”.
Jamiu Malomo arrested was arrested based on information available to the Police.
”On interrogation, the suspect who was just released from prison custody last month, confessed to killing the deceased.
”According to him, he picked the deceased from Panseke and took her home for sexual pleasure. After having carnal knowledge of the victim, the victim demanded for the N10,000 which was their agreement. But he refused to give her because he had only eight thousand naira with him.
”This led to hot argument between them. He then gave his phone to the deceased to hold and wait for him on the road; to go and bring the money for her. While the deceased was waiting, the suspect came back with a knife unknown to the victim…He stabbed her deeply on her neck, resulting to the instant death of the deceased.”