Ogun: 54-yr old butchers 71-yr old woman, sells her wrists, ankles - NIGERIAN NEWSORBIT


Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Ogun: 54-yr old butchers 71-yr old woman, sells her wrists, ankles

The Ogun police command says it has arrested a 54 -year-old man, Dauda Bello at Olodo area of Imala, Abeokuta North local government for killing one Mrs Mesesi Adisa, a 71 -year-old woman after which he cut off the victim’s wrists and ankles.

DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) disclosed this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Tuesday.

According to Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested on July 7 by operatives of Ogun state police command .

“The suspect was arrested following the sudden disappearance of the victim, who left home since June 8 and didn’t return home.

“The relation of the victim then reported a case of missing person at Sabo/Ilupeju police station.

“The case was later transfered to anti kidnapping unit of the state criminal investigation department where technical and intelligence based investigation was embarked upon.

“In the course of investigation, the SP Taiwo Opadiran led team traced the last place visited by the victim to be the house of the suspect at Olodo area of Imala.

” The suspect was subsequently arrested and taken to custody for investigation.

“On interrogation, the suspect confessed to have known the victim for quite some time , and that they were both into the business of children trafficking.

“He stated further that he invited the victim on that fateful day to discuss their usual business, but on getting to his house, he discovered that the victim came with what he thought was a huge amount of money.

“This made him to hit the woman on the head with a heavy wooden stick, which made the woman to be unconscious after which he carried the unconscious body of the victim to the bush where he finally sniffed life out of her.

“He confessed further that when he searched the woman’s body, he discovered that the victim only had the sum of N22,200 with her which he took with disappointment.

“Having realised that his aim of getting much money from the victim was in vain, he decided to cut off her two wrists and ankles, which he claimed to have been sold to somebody who is now at large.

“The suspect had taken the Police to the bush where he buried the victim in a shallow grave, and the dismembered body had been recovered and deposited in the mortuary,” he said.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, who commended the team for a thorough job has ordered that the case be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.

He also directed that anybody who is directly or indirectly involved in the case be brought to book.

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