Nigeria: Man arrested for killing co-worker after she refused love advances
Ogun, June, 3, 2018 (AltAfrika)-Men of the Nigeria Police in Ogun state has arrested one Abiodun Idowu, 40yrs old for allegedly killing his co-worker, one Abimbola Hamzat, 38yrs old.
The arrest of the suspect, according to the police spokesperson, ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi followed a complaint by one Owolabi Moses who reported at Onipanu divisional headquarters that the suspect who is a driver in his pure water factory has been disturbing the deceased who was an accountant in the the same factory for love affair of which the deceased has been refusing his advances.
He stated further that on that fateful day, the deceased was alone in the factory when the suspect came in and attempted to forcefully have carnal knowledge of her.
“While the victim was struggling with him, he strangled her to death”, he said.
Oyeyemi told AltAfrika.com that on the strength of the report, the DPO Onipanu division, SP Sangobiyi Johnson led detectives to the scene where they met the suspect unconsciously.
Investigation, she said revealed that the suspect having realized that he has committed a serious crime made efforts to kill himself by drinking hypo and izal.
The DPO and his men quickly rushed him to an hospital for medical attention where he was treated and discharged before taken to custody.
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of police, Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered that the suspect be transferred to homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for proper investigation and prosecution.
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