Males of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested an ex-convict, Jamiu Malomo, for allegedly killing a suspected intercourse employee, Azeezat Akande, 28.
The incident occurred at Ilupeju group, Oke-Aregba, Abeokuta, after the 18-year-old suspect had intercourse with the sufferer.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed these in a press release on Wednesday.
Oyeyemi stated the suspect was arrested following a report lodged on the Adatan police divisional headquarters by the Chairman, Ilupeju group, Adisa Lawal.
Lawal was stated to have instructed the police that residents wakened on Sunday, July 18, 2021, solely to find the lifeless physique of the girl, who was stabbed to dying on a rock within the space; a bloodstained knife was positioned beside her.
The police spokesman stated, “Upon the report, the DPO Adatan division, SP Abiodun Salau, and his detectives moved to the scene from the place the corpse was moved to the mortuary of the state hospital, Ijaye.
“The DPO and his crack detectives there after which launched into intelligence and forensic investigations to unravel the thriller behind the ugly homicide of the deceased.
“Their efforts paid off after they acquired data that the one who was seen final with the deceased was sighted round 11.45pm on Thursday, July 22, 2021, at 380 Bar, within the Panseke space of Abeokuta, the place he was attempting to select one other runs lady. The detectives rapidly moved in and obtained him arrested.
“Upon interrogation, the suspect, who was simply launched from jail custody final month, confessed to killing the deceased.
“In keeping with him, he picked the deceased from Panseke and took her house for sexual pleasure.
“After having carnal data of the sufferer, she demanded N10,000, which was their settlement, however he refused to present her the cash as a result of he had solely N8,000 on him.
“This led to a sizzling argument between them; he then gave his cellphone to the deceased to carry and await him on the highway, whereas he went to deliver the cash for her.
“Whereas the deceased was ready, the suspect got here again with a knife, unknown to the sufferer; he stabbed her deeply in her neck, ensuing within the instantaneous dying of the deceased.”
The PPRO stated the state Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, had ordered the quick switch of the suspect to the Murder Part of the State Felony Investigation and Intelligence Division for discreet investigation.
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