45yr old woman arrested in ogun while dumping lover’s corpse in the bush
London, Feb. 22, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Police detectives in Ogun State have on Wednesday arrested a 45yr old woman Aderonke Ayinde while trying to dump the corpse of a man identified as her lover in a bush.
The arrest of the SUSPECT, according to the police PRO, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi followed a report lodged at Oke-Itoku Police station, Abeokuta, ogun stae capital by one Makinde Ishola who reported that he received an information that a middle aged man whose name was later known as Asimiu Abiodun came to visit the suspect at her residence situated at No.1 Asalu Compound Abeokuta and that the said man died in the middle of the night in a questionable circumstance.
The complainant stated further that the suspect took the dead body of the deceased to a nearby bush in that night and dumped it there, not knowing that somebody nearby was watching the whole scenario
On the strength of the report, the DPO Oke-Itoku Division, SP Olatoye Kotonu led his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested and the corpse evacuated for autopsy.
On interrogation, the suspect claimed that the deceased was her long time lover who used to pass night in her place, but on that fateful day, he came as usual, but suddenly developed a strange illness in the night and before she could call for help, the man gave up the ghost, adding, she decided to dispose the body out of fear.
The family of the deceased has been contacted by the Police for proper identification.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu has directed the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department to take over the case for proper investigation and possible prosecution of the suspect.