Pix of the three suspects held over the gruesome murder of the 400 level student of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago- Iwoye Ogun State.
By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos
At least, three suspects have been arrested by police operatives in Ogun State over the gruesome murder of a student of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye Ogun State.
Identified as Ahmed Obisanwo, 24 years, a 400 level student, the deceased was alleged to have been murdered by the suspects said to be members of a local vigilante group in Ijebu Igbo popularly known as “Yaluwon”.
The spokesperson of Ogun State Police Command DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi who confirmed the arrest, Identified the suspects as Idowu Ayodele, a.k.a Olori Odo, Segun Ogunbanwo a.k.a Kikisore, Salisu Akeem.
He disclosed that the arrest followed a petition written to the Commissioner of Police by the father of the victim, one Surakat Obisanwo who complained that his son Ahmed Obisanwo and one of his friends were arrested on the 8th of August, 2019 at Ijebu-Igbo by the local security outfit on allegation that the two friends were members of Eiye cult group.
According to Oyeyemi, the petitioner further stated that the security men claimed that they have taken the arrested victims to Ijebu-Igbo police station but that the enquiry made at the police station revealed that the boys were never taken there and since then the where about of his son is unknown.
” On the strength of the petition, the Commissioner of Police, CP Bashir Makama directed the Ant-cultist section to investigate and unravel the mystery behind the disappearance of the victim.
The team embarked on technical and forensic investigation through which they discovered that the two boys were never at any time taken to the police station but instead the security men released one of them and killed the other one who happened to be the son of the petitioner.
After killing him, they stripped his corpse naked before throwing it into Osun river for it to flow freely into the lagoon”, the police spokeperson stated in a release made available to journalists.
He stated that four locally made double barrel guns, 10 live cartridges, one iron axe, one native dagger and one jacket with security inscription on it were recovered from the suspects.
Oyeyemi added that efforts are in top gear to apprehend other members of the group connected with the case.