OAU Murder: Police nab 6 suspects in Osun


OAU Murder: Police nab 6 suspects in Osun

The Police have arrested six suspects linked to the murder of a Masters student at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife in Osun State.

Timothy Adegoke, the victim, who was based in Abuja, had travelled to Ife on 5 November to take an examination at the school’s distance learning centre in Moro, Osun State.

Opalola Yemisi Olawoyin, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, who disclosed this in a statement, said he was declared missing on November 7 when friends and family members could not reach him. He was later found dead.

Olawoyin said “Recall that a case of a missing person was reported on November 7, 2021, around 4.30 pm at the Edun Abon Police Station and later transferred to State Criminal Investigation Department.

“The detectives from SCID of the command swung into action and arrested six suspects in connection with the case. The body has been found while the investigation is ongoing.

“The remains of the student has been found. The Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, wishes to assure the general public, especially the family of the deceased, students and management of Obafemi Awolowo University that the state police command is working to unravel the circumstances surrounding his death”.

OAU Murder: Police nab 6 suspects in Osun


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