Oyeyemi said, ’the arrest of the suspect was as a result of complaint by one Benjamin Okereke of the State hospital Ota who reported that the suspect brought the deceased to the hospital dead, and since he cannot explain the circumstance that surrounded the death of the deceased, he decided to notify the Police’.
He said upon the report, the Divisional Police Officer of Onipanu Division, Sangobiyi Johnson led his men to the hospital where the man was promptly arrested.
‘On interrogation, the suspect claimed to have met the deceased last month in a bus at Ketu Lagos where they exchanged phone numbers, consequent upon which he invited her to the house of his friend in Ota where the deceased suddenly slumped and died shortly after they finished having sexual intercourse’.
Penpushing gathered that, the husband of the deceased, Idowu Lamidi a commercial driver who was quickly contacted told the Police that he left his wife in the house hale and hearty while going out for work wondering what might lead to her untimely death.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation; while the deceased corpse has been deposited at the mortuary for post mortem examination.