Man, 29, in Police net over murder of his 20-year-old girlfriend in Ogun - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Man, 29, in Police net over murder of his 20-year-old girlfriend in Ogun

   The victim, Temitope Elemide

Ogun State police command on  Wednesday said it has arrested one Jamiu Salihu aged 29, in connection with the murder of his 20-year-old alleged girl friend, Temitope Elemide.

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.

The source said, "this ugly incident occurred on Sunday when some hoodlums stormed the residence of the 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 (UTME) before the assailants snuffed life out of her.

The spokesperson of Ogun State police command, SP Omolola Odutola, who confirmed the incident to newsmen on Wednesday, 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, has 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 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, android techno phone were recovered as exhibits.

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

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