A butcher Segun Taiwo, 48, has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command in connection with the death of his 50-year-old lover, Abimbola Olusola, whose corpse was found by the road side at Aro area of Abeokuta.

The suspect was arrested following a report at the Lafenwa police station in the state. Upon the information, the DPO at lafenwa despatched his men to the scene, where the corpse was recovered and deposited at the mortuary.

According to the state police command spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident, said the homicide team embarked on a technical and intelligence-based investigation to unravel the mystery behind the death of the deceased. He said the investigation eventually led them to Obada oko area, where the suspect is living and he was arrested.

On interrogation, the suspect first denied knowing the deceased, but when evidence linking him with the deceased which has been at the disposal of the policemen before his arrest was tabled before him, he was left with no other alternative than to confess.

In his confession, he told the investigators that he has been dating the deceased since last year and that he invited her to his house on  Sunday October 31, to pass the night with him, since his wife is not at home. It was around 3 am that the deceased started showing signs of sickness after they had sex together, and before he could do anything, she has given up the ghost.

He stated further that he took the corpse in his car and drove it to Aro area where he dumped it .When asked why he behaved in such an inhuman manner, he said he did so out of fear.

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