A 28 year old man, Oni Olohunwa, has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command for culpable homicide.

Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Ogun Police Public Relations Officer, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Abeokuta.

Oyeyemi said that the suspect was  arrested on Sunday, May 5  following a report by one Wasiu Raheem, who took the injured victim to Ogijo Police Station.

The police spokesman explained that Raheem had reported that the suspect and the victim were both attending a party,  but the victim got drunk and started misbehaving.

While the suspect was trying  to caution him,  argument ensued  between them and the suspect brought out a knife with which he stabbed the deceased in the chest and back.

“On the strength of the report,  the DPO Ogijo Division Csp Baba Muhammed, quickly detailed his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested.

“The victim Baraka Taiwo was rushed to a nearby hospital but died while receiving treatment,”he said.

Oyeyemi added that his corpse had been deposited at Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH) Sagamu for post mortem examination.

Meanwhile,  the Commissioner of Police Cp Bashir Makama,  had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.
SOURCE: Ogun Today

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