It was made known by the punch news that the accused committed the offence at Oketunde Street, Ogijo, in the Sagamu Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 and was arrested through a report lodged from his sister,Yetunde at the Ogijo Division.
DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi,the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) said while confirming the incident that on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 the sister reportedly left thier mother at home when she was going to work unfortunately when she came back from work in the evening, the old woman was nowhere to be found.
“She (Yetunde) further stated that when she inquired from her elder brother, Segun, who was at home with their mother, the explanation given by her brother was not satisfactory enough.
Based on her report, the Divisional Police Officer, Ogijo Division, Ahmed Tijani, led a team of policemen to the house situated on Oketunde Street, Molatori, Ogijo, and the suspect was promptly arrested.”
While confessing during an interrogation the suspect said that he stabbed his mother to death and hurriedly buried her in a soak-away very close to the house.
Ahmed Iliyasu,the Commissioner of Police in the state declared the case transferred to the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Eleweran, Abeokuta, for proper investigations, DSP Oyeyemi added.