The police in Ogun State have paraded a deadly killer, Adeoye Ikugbayigbe, who brutally murdered a 72-year-old woman, Funmilayo Shada, over a land dispute.
The Nation reports that, Adeoye was said to have attacked the woman on Friday, March 17, in the farm, by chopping of her head but abandoned it on the way when he sighted the victim’s son.
The states’ Public Relations Officer (PRO), Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the arrest of Adeoye followed a report by the son of the deceased Ekundayo Shada, who complained at Abigi divisional headquarters.
Oyeyemi said: “The deceased son was on his way to the farm at about 10am of the same day to meet his mother who has earlier gone to the farm, he met Adeoye Ikugbayigbe on the road holding a polythene bag. As soon as he sighted him, the suspect dropped the bag and ran into the bush. This aroused his suspicion and he quickly ran to check his mother but could not find her. He later came back to check the bag dropped by the suspect only for him to discover his mother severed head and her wrist in the said bag. He quickly reported to the case to the Police at about 1445hrs and immediately the DPO Abigi Division, SP Komolafe Omoniyi led detectives to the scene, combed the surrounding bush and finally got the suspect arrested. On interrogation, he confessed to the commission of the crime claiming that he has been having running battle with the deceased over a portion of land. The severed head and the remains body of the deceased has been deposited in the mortuary while the cutlass he used has also been recovered.”
NAIJ.com gathered that, the Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has directed that the suspect be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligent Department (SCIID) for further investigation.
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