Ogun State Police Command Reports Apprehension of Individual in Connection with Fresh Male Corpse
The Police Command in Ogun State has reported the arrest of one Babatunde Kolawole, who was allegedly found in possession of a recently deceased male body. The individual was apprehended and subsequently handed over to law enforcement personnel at the Ado/Odo-Ota region of the state.
Providing insight into the incident, SP Omolola Odutola, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), released a statement on Sunday in Ota, Ogun State. According to the statement, the suspect was taken into custody by members of the Amotekun corps.
The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Sango-Ota, CSP Saleh Dahiru, responded to a report submitted by Amotekun and subsequently took the suspect, Babatunde Kolawole, under custody.
“Initial investigations into the matter have been initiated,” stated SP Omolola Odutola. She further conveyed that while the suspect did not deny the occurrence, he asserted that he was a traditional healer attempting to revive the deceased individual.
Nevertheless, the circumstances surrounding how the suspect obtained the fresh corpse during the late hours of the night remain unclear,” she added.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) remarked that, as of now, no individual has come forward to claim the body. Moreover, the suspect has not provided any information about the origin of the corpse, which could aid the police in gathering more comprehensive details and resolving the case.
In order to shed more light on this disconcerting incident, the deceased body has been transported to the Ifo General Hospital for a thorough autopsy.
SP Omolola Odutola urged members of the community to share any pertinent information connected to the incident with the police. Additionally, she encouraged community members to contribute to the investigation by providing insights that could illuminate the circumstances surrounding this unsettling occurrence.