Ogun state police command has arrested a 27 year old Ejike Okata for allegedly matcheting a 50 year old woman, Adeyiba Oladipupo to death.
The police Public Relations Officer of the command, Mr. Abimbola Oyeyemi told journalists in Abeokuta that the suspect was arrested today, March 1st, 2020 while trying to board an Ebonyi state bound bus.
Mr. Oyeyemi who explained that the incident occurred at Ayegbami area of Ijebu Ode said the suspect had ran away immediately after the incident before was caught.
The spokesman of the state command said the suspect who hailed from Onueke in Eza south local government area of Ebonyi claimed that the deceased accused him of stealing a phone which infuriated him.
Mr. Oyeyemi noted that the suspect confessed that he cut off the woman’s two hands because she attempted to struggle the matchet with him.
The police P.R.O said the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Kenneth Ebrimson had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to homicide section of the state Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.