An ex-convict Jamiu Malomo has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly killing a sex-worker worker at Ilupeju community, Oke-Aregba in Abeokuta over fee of N10,000
Penpushing reports that, Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi who confirmed the incident said the 18 year old suspect after killing the 28 year old lady identified as Azeezat Akande dumped her body at a mountain in the community .
The command spokesman said the suspect was thereafter arrested while he was trying to seal a deal with another sex worker, adding that police operatives earlier received a report on July 18 that a 28-year-old sex worker was found dead at a mountain in the community.
“The suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Adatan divisional headquarters by the chairman, Ilupeju community, Oke-Aregba Abeokuta that they woke up in the morning of Sunday, 18th of July 2021 to discover a lifeless body of a young lady, who was stabbed to death on a rock in the area, with a knife soaked with blood beside her’,Oyeyemi said.
Penpushing further reports that Oyeyemi, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, said upon the report, the Divisional Police Officer of Adatan division, Abiodun Salau, and his detectives moved to the scene from where the corpse was moved to mortuary of State Hospital Ijaye,Abeokuta .
The command image maker explained that police team embarked on intelligence and forensic investigations to unravel the mystery behind the gruesome murder of the deceased, .
“Their efforts paid off, when they received an information that the person who was seen last with the deceased has been sighted at about 11:45 pm of Thursday 22nd of July 2021, at 380 bar panseke area of Abeokuta, where he was trying to pick another runs girl. The detectives quickly moved in there and got him arrested”, Oyeyemi said
Penpushing also reports that, Oyeyemi said the suspect, who just released from prison custody in June, confessed to killing the lady,adding that he picked her from Panseke area of the town and took her home for sexual pleasure.
“According to him, he picked the deceased from panseke and took her home for sexual pleasure. After having carnal knowledge of the victim, the victim demanded for the N10,000 which was their agreement, but he refused to give her because he had only eight thousand naira with him.
“This led to hot argument between them, he then gave his phone to the deceased to hold and wait for him on the road to go and bring the money for her. While the deceased was waiting, the suspect came back with a knife unknown to the victim and he stabbed her deeply on her neck resulting to the instant death of the deceased,” Oyeyemi said/
Meanwhile, as at the time of filing this report the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.
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