December 4, 2023

A 55-year-old man, Ishau Falana, was on January 14 arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command over the murder of his relative, Badmus Rafiu.

Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command in a statement released today January 19, said the suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at Ayetoro divisional headquarters by a younger brother to the deceased who reported that the deceased went to their farm at Oluwasogo area of Ijaka Isale only to be accosted by the suspect who challenged him for burning a bush very close to his farm.

Oyeyemi said a fight ensued between them as a result of the argument and the suspect overpowered the deceased, tied his hands and legs with rope, and used a stick to beat him to state of coma before leaving him there and coming back to the town.

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