death of the lover of one of them in Mamugba community, Sagamu Local
Government Area of the state.
He said, the man had visited to spend the night with his lover, identified as Rukayat Bashorun, but died in a mysterious manner.
Ogun State police command has arrested three women namely: Rukayat
Basorun 37, Omobola Shodimu, and Aanu Owoade, for murder. The suspects
were arrested when information got to the police that they secretly
dumped a corpse in a bush”, he stated.
The police spokesperson
added that the Divisional Police Officer for Ogijo, Tijani Mohammed, who
received the information led his officials to the area at Mamugba
village, Simawa where the main suspect, Ms. Basorun, was arrested.
revealed that the deceased happened to be Rukayat’s lover who came to
spend some time with her but died in suspicious circumstances in the
house of the suspect.
“Rukayat then connived with her two other accomplices to take the body and dump it in the bush”, he emphasised.
Oyeyemi said, on interrogation, Ms. Basorun confessed that the deceased
was her man friend who went to visit her but suddenly fell sick.
stated further that she took him to a private hospital but the money
charged by the hospital was too much for her to pay which made her to
take him to an undisclosed clinic where she said the man gave up the
ghost”, he stated.
“When asked the reason why she decided to dump
the corpse in the bush, she could not give any reasonable response”,
Mr. Oyeyemi stated.
The police spokesperson said the corpse had
been recovered and deposited at Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching
Hospital mortuary in Sagamu for autopsy.
He said the Commissioner
of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, had ordered the immediate transfer of the
suspects to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and
Intelligence Department for further investigation.