Ogun State Police Command on Wednesday said that it has arrested one Jamiu Salihu aged 29 in connection to the murder of his 20-year-old girlfriend, Temitope Elemide.

According to Punch Newspaper, Elemide was reportedly raped and stabbed to death on Sunday at her family residence in Bosero community, Olodo in Odeda Local Government Area of the state.

A source familiar with the matter but who spoke on condition of anonymity for security reasons said, “This incident occurred on Sunday when some hoodlums stormed the residence of this girl, raped her and smashed her head.”

“These hoodlums took advantage of the fact that she was the only one at home to carry out the heinous act.”

Elemide was said to be preparing for the next Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination before she was killed.

The spokesperson for the state police command, SP Omolola Odutola, on Wednesday, confirmed the incident to newsmen.

Odutola described the incident as a murder case which was reported to the police on Sunday.

She explained that one Jamiu Salihu, 29, the boyfriend of the deceased, had been arrested in connection with the murder.

“There was a suspected murder report on February 25, from Odeda that they met a lifeless body of Elemide inside the room stabbed with a knife on her head and body.”

“There is one Jamiu Salihu, 29 years old boyfriend who is suspected to have committed the heinous crime. He was seen coming out from the bush on the said day of the crime,” she said.

Odutola said one knife, two iron rods and android phone were recovered as exhibits.

She added that the body of the deceased had been deposited in the morgue.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button